Snowden said his leaks have made the US safer.
Snowden's leaks about NSA surveillance have launched a broad discussion about civil liberties, and Rand Paul is using civil liberties and NSA overreach as themes with which to frame his brand of libertarianism.
Britain’s surveillance agency GCHQ intercepted webcam images of millions of innocent Internet users with its Optic Nerve program, according to a report in the Guardian.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes a look at migrant workers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; how Bill Gates influences Washington, D.C.; what it is like to work at Goldman Sachs; how the Pentagon runs wars; and privacy software.
The US blamed Russia for a leak of a phone call involving a US assistant secretary of state, while a top Kremlin official said Russia had video of Sochi reporters' hotel bathrooms.
US Secretary of State Kerry meets German Chancellor Merkel today. Merkel spoke out about privacy again this week, as two Norwegians nominated Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Unredacted NSA power point slides, leaked by Snowden, reveal a program to track terrorists via their mobile phones.
Amid calls that NSA leaker Edward Snowden be granted a degree of clemency to return home, the US appeared to open the door to a deal, and hints surfaced Russia would extend its asylum.
Are defense and intelligence contractors the best choice to manage a threat they've contributed to?