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Call for Amnesty Turkey head's release as trial resumes.

Amnesty says musicians Sting and Peter Gabriel and whistle-blower Edward Snowden signed open letter making the call.

- Al Jazeera - QA

US Sleepwalking into Renewing Vast NSA Surveillance Law.

Expand People arrive to commute to New York at the Hoboken Terminal in New Jersey, U.S. July 10, 2017. © 2017 Reuters Several bills that would extend the US government's ability to grab and search vast numbers of communications without a warrant – including users' data from companies such as Google and Facebook – are ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Russian investigative journalist: Snowden is 'a sort of ghost'.

Russian investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov discusses how Snowden has not been seen in Russia during his exile.

- Yahoo! News - US

Beyond the buzzword: big data and national security decision-making.

Damien Van Puyvelde, Stephen Coulthart and M. Shahriar Hossain This article explores the role big data plays in the national security decision-making process. The global surveillance disclosures initiated by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have increased public and academic discussions about big data and national ...

- Chatham House - UK