Snowden Web manga profile still online

Jun 15, 2013

Snowden Web manga profile still online

by Reiji Yoshida

Edward Snowden has become the world’s hot-button item since divulging that the U.S. National Security Agency has engaged in a massive spying effort targeting Americans and individuals overseas, touching off one of the country’s most explosive intelligence scandals of recent years. But in 2002 ...

Leaker Snowden's girlfriend is a 'pole-dancing superhero'

Jun 13, 2013

Leaker Snowden's girlfriend is a 'pole-dancing superhero'

Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden may have gone into hiding after leaking details of a vast program to spy on Internet users, but his girlfriend’s public web presence has caused a stir. The now notorious former CIA technician’s partner is reportedly 28-year-old Lindsay ...

Jun 13, 2013

ACLU sues over NSA phone spy program

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of the U.S. government’s surveillance program that collects from U.S. phone companies the call records of tens of millions of Americans. It is the first substantive lawsuit following reports last week detailing ...

Jun 12, 2013

U.S. tech giants urge NSA transparency

by Craig Timberg and Cecilia Kang

Technology companies stung by the controversy over the National Security Agency's sweeping Internet surveillance program are calling on U.S. officials to ease the secrecy surrounding national security investigations and lift long-standing gag orders covering the nature and extent of information collected about Internet users.