Greenwald claims his book reveals 'true picture' of Snowden

May 15, 2014

Greenwald claims his book reveals 'true picture' of Snowden

Journalist Glenn Greenwald said Wednesday his book describing the sequence of events around Edward Snowden’s release of classified documents demonstrates the fugitive former contractor was neither “reckless” nor “treasonous.” In an appearance in Washington, Greenwald said the former National Security Agency contractor carefully sorted ...

U.S. won't prosecute reporter tied to Snowden leaks: Holder

Nov 16, 2013

U.S. won't prosecute reporter tied to Snowden leaks: Holder

The U.S. Justice Department has no plans to prosecute the journalist who facilitated Edward Snowden’s leaks about American surveillance practices, Attorney General Eric Holder said in an interview published Friday. Glenn Greenwald is an American citizen who is based in Brazil and has written ...

Oct 20, 2013

'People are basically good,' says philanthropist

Born: Pierre Omidyar was born in 1967 in Paris to Iranian immigrants. He moved to Washington at the age of 6 and graduated from Tufts University with a bachelor’s degree in computer science in 1988. Omidyar worked for Claris, an Apple subsidiary, before setting ...

The face of journalism's savior?

Oct 20, 2013

The face of journalism's savior?

by Dominic Rushe

By the time Pierre Omidyar was 31, he was, in his own words, not just regular rich but “ridiculous rich.” With enough money to make an impact in pretty much any sphere he chooses, the eBay billionaire last week made a splash in an ...