Prime minister John Key pre-empted the attack by admitting that New Zealand considered a mass cyber-surveillance programme.
Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, and Laura Poitras reunite in Moscow.
War of the whistleblowers.
Glenn Greenwald and three other journalists who reported on leaked documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden are among this year’s George Polk Award recipients.
CNN’s Jake Tapper hosts Greenwald latest fiery cable news segment—and Marcus came ready, too.
Odd sequencing: CNN talks to Greenwald, then talks to Dershowitz about Greenwald — after Greenwald left.
Snowden would never trade information for asylum, says his lawyer.
Brazil has been one of the most outspoken opponents of NSA spying. Glenn Greenwald says Edward Snowden’s letter to the people of Brazil has been “wildly misreported.”
When Glenn Greenwald’s 28-year-old Brazilian partner was detained in London this summer while transporting documents related to the bombshell Edward Snowden story, many assumed he was unfairly roped into a situation he didn’t understand. That couldn’t be further from the truth.
EBay founder Pierre Omidyar has taken a large interest in Greenwald, who is soon leaving The Guardian. Greenwald won’t reveal his backer. Updated.
Greenwald lifts the curtain on the scale of the leak — and says he and Poitras alone have access to the full cache.
This is what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass.
Neither can legislate while the other survives.
“I can’t see any scenario in which this person would be on the terrorism watch list.”
The British government gave the White House a heads-up before detaining Glenn Greenwald’s partner for nine hours Sunday.
Those sideburns will be VP someday.
Yes, I do sleep on a copy of Atlas Shrugged.
Meanwhile, the Wikileaks founder’s asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy is stretching into a second year. “I’m worried about the state of journalism.” (Updated below)
The NSA leaker says the government can read people’s emails, and that’s wrong no matter which country they live in.
“This is putting American lives at risk and clearly done to hurt Americans,” King says of Greenwald’s scoops.
The disgraced former New York Times reporter has thrown himself into the mix during a thriving Twitter conversation about surveillance scandals. A huge Greenwald fan.
The man who helped reveal the identity of the former CIA employee responsible for the NSA leaks had tense early morning debate with MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski over what he calls the administration’s “rampant abuse” of power.
“We’re not engaged in a mindless, indiscriminate document dump, and our source didn’t want us to be,” said Glenn Greenwald, the author of the Guardian story about the government monitoring phone and Internet records.
Where left and right meet. Paul on drones.
Jim Messina is under attack from the right for his White House wheeling and dealing. He’s not finding much support from the liberals he wrangled during the health care wars.