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Edward Snowden

Millions flock to Signal and Telegram after Facebook outage

Signal’s focus on privacy has made it a favorite for secure communications

05 Oct 2021 11:28 AM

Trump says he is considering pardon for leaker Edward Snowden

US authorities for years have wanted Snowden returned to the United States to face a criminal trial on espionage charges brought in 2013

16 Aug 2020 10:36 AM

'I wrote a book': US whistleblower Edward Snowden's memoir coming out next month

It is being published globally by Macmillan Publishers.

02 Aug 2019 12:30 PM

'Dark moment for press freedom': Edward Snowden reacts to Assange arrest

Snowden fled to Russia in 2013 after leaking thousands of classified documents to media about the US government's surveilance activities.

11 Apr 2019 5:20 PM

Datafied citizens

Data analysis makes us viewable and knowable, and thus manageable, for both authorities and businesses at unprecedented levels.

31 Mar 2019 5:31 AM


Govt must slap penalty on those misusing Aadhaar data: Edward Snowden

Snowden said if Indian govt was serious about implementing Aadhaar, it must ensure 'criminal penalty' against those misusing data.

19 Aug 2018 11:46 AM

‘Leaks’ threatened Indo-US spy ties after 26/11 attacks

The NSA teams also communicated that it was dissatisfied with the response it received from Indian agencies which blamed the Indian media.

07 Mar 2018 12:20 AM

Journalists exposing Aadhaar breach deserve award, not FIR: Snowden

Snowden spoke in defence of the journalists and directly blamed the UIDAI as responsible for destroying the privacy of a billion Indians.

09 Jan 2018 9:58 AM

No matter the laws, result is always abuse: Snowden on Aadhaar breach

The UIDAI on Thursday said the Aadhaar data including biometric information is fully safe and secure.

05 Jan 2018 3:51 PM

Snowden unveils phone app, Haven, to spy on spies

Snowden says it’s an open-source tool designed for human rights activists and other people at risk.

25 Dec 2017 8:00 AM


Russia prez Putin jokes could offer asylum to ex-FBI chief Comey

Putin said he found Comey's behaviour strange for a security official, after Comey leaked details of his meetings with Trump.

15 Jun 2017 8:31 PM

Hong Kong 'Snowden refugees' face deportation: lawyer

The refugees have said previously they were specifically asked about their links to Snowden by Hong Kong authorities. 

15 May 2017 7:09 PM

‘In 2008, US sought to install key spy software in Delhi’

A New Delhi collection site would have enabled easier access to China, Afghanistan, Pakistan and other sensitive locations in the Middle East.

08 May 2017 2:23 AM

US spy agency abandons controversial surveillance technique

The decision came despite the insistence of US officials in recent years that it was both lawful and vital to national security.

29 Apr 2017 10:04 AM

Edward Snowden says he does not expect pardon from Obama

Snowden leaked thousands of classified documents to the press in 2013 which revealed the vast scope of US surveillance post 9/11 attacks.

05 Dec 2016 4:43 PM