Edward Snowden Archive

John Oliver, Snowden, and Privacy

If you don’t have time for John Oliver’s piece (which I highly recommend: he mixes humor, satire, and facts well) you hopefully know who Edward Snowden. Snowden is main star of a recent award-winning documentary about him (titled CitizenFour). Snowden helped reveal numerous documents to

Snowden’s ‘CitizenFour’ Wins Top Documentary Award

“CitizenFour,” a documentary about Edward Snowden and NSA spying, has won the International Documentary Association top award for best feature, after it was named the best non-fiction film of 2014. The film won in a category where other nominees were “Finding Vivian Maier,” “Point

Snowden Explains The Danger Of Mass Surveillance

In a brand new interview on NBC, Snowden lays out why the central focus on meta-data is backwards: costing us more than just money while failing to provide more safety, and also costing us our rights on the side. It is not a secret that

Millions Post About Mandatory Microchips

The Top Information Post website recently published a fearmongering article titled “All European newborn Babies will be Microchipped from May 2014″.  Although the article only consists of 4 short paragraphs, with no source, the story went viral: in 2 days the article was shared

The Automated Surveillance State

With the shocking nature of the PRISM and other ubiquitous surveillance measures which have come to light recently since Edward Snowden’s leaks, it was easy to forget the question of how exactly they were watching us; using which measures and software. The answer to

Nelson Mandela’s Legacy, Obama’s Hypocrisy and the Courage of the Whistleblowers

What would be Mandela's take on the issue of those so-called terrorists undergoing massive hunger strike at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay