Posts tagged as Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden said ‘he would love to be granted asylum in France’

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

ormer US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said he would love if French President Emmanuel Macron granted him political asylum after one of his ministers said that if it was up to her, she would offer him asylum. During the weekend, French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet said she would give Snowden asylum, though she made clear she was speaking in a personal capacity and it was not an official offer.…

Leaks Connected to Edward Snowden Are Still Trickling Out — 5 Years After His NSA Document Dump

By Deb Riechmann on Monday, June 4, 2018

Whistleblower or traitor, leaker or public hero? Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden blew the lid off U.S. government surveillance methods five years ago, but intelligence chiefs complain that revelations from the trove of classified documents he disclosed are still trickling out. That includes recent reporting on a mass surveillance program run by close U.S. ally Japan, and on how the NSA targeted bitcoin users to gather intelligence to…