NSA leaker

Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

A former Norwegian minister nominated fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize today in a letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

Jan 29, 2014, 17:10 PM IST

Rogue US leaker Snowden says he `acted alone`

Edward Snowden has rejected suggestions he was a Russian spy, saying in remarks published yesterday that he acted alone in exposing US surveillance programs.

Jan 22, 2014, 20:36 PM IST

Snowden leaks have helped Britain`s enemies: MI6 chief

The intelligence leaks from US analyst Edward Snowden have left Britain`s enemies "rubbing their hands with glee", the head of the MI6 spy agency said on Thursday.

Nov 08, 2013, 00:21 AM IST

Edward Snowden has more secrets to share, says father

The father of Edward Snowden said on Wednesday that the former U.S. spy agency contractor has more secrets to share and should stay in Russia "to make sure the true story is told."

Oct 17, 2013, 09:14 AM IST

Edward Snowden leaks raised real issues about privacy: UK`s ISC head

Head of the UK`s Intelligence and Security Committee ( ISC), Sir Malcolm Rifkind has reportedly said that the leaks of classified data by whistleblower Edward Snowden about the alleged US snoop-ops has raised real issues about safeguarding privacy of citizens.

Sep 21, 2013, 16:17 PM IST

Edward Snowden living under guard, touring Russia: Lawyer

US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is living under guard at a secret location in Russia but is able to travel incognito and is expecting family visits, his Russian lawyer said in excerpts from a televised interview published on Monday by Russian news agencies.

Sep 17, 2013, 10:12 AM IST

Snowden named for EU`s Sakharov prize by Greens, left MEPs

Green and left-wing lawmakers today nominated US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden for the European Parliament`s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize.

Sep 11, 2013, 20:29 PM IST

Government requests for Twitter users' data on the rise

The United States made three-quarters of the 1,157 data requests during the six-month period, according to the San Francisco-based company's report.

Aug 01, 2013, 11:54 AM IST

Russia gives Snowden document allowing him to leave Moscow airport

Russia`s migration service has provided fugitive US leaker Edward Snowden with a document that allows him to leave the Moscow airport transit zone where he has been holed up for the last month, a report said.

Jul 24, 2013, 17:53 PM IST

French lawsuit filed over alleged NSA snooping

Two human rights groups have filed a lawsuit in Paris seeking an investigation into whether the U.S. National Security Agency violated French privacy laws by secretly collecting massive amounts of personal data.

Jul 11, 2013, 17:22 PM IST

Julian Assange denounces US `rhetoric` on danger of leaks

The founder of WikiLeaks on Sunday disputed assertions by US officials that disclosures by his anti-secrecy organisation and fellow leaker Edward Snowden have put lives at risk.

Jul 01, 2013, 00:14 AM IST

Hillary Clinton faults China on NSA leaker flight

Hillary Rodham Clinton said that China damaged its relationship with the US by allowing National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden to flee from Hong Kong, despite a US request to arrest him for extradition.

Jun 25, 2013, 13:55 PM IST

Where is Edward Snowden?

The whereabouts of fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden remain a mystery as the United States continues to make efforts to bring him back for trial where he has been charged with espionage.

Jun 25, 2013, 09:22 AM IST

US charges NSA leaker Edward Snowden with espionage

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has been charged with espionage and theft of government property by the Justice Department in the NSA surveillance case.

Jun 22, 2013, 09:11 AM IST

NSA Leaker tried to join US special forces

The young contractor behind leaks exposing America`s surveillance programs tried but failed to join the US Army`s elite special forces in 2004, officials said Monday.

Jun 11, 2013, 14:31 PM IST

Leaked NSA secrets to `protect liberties`, says ex-CIA worker

The identity of US government’s secret surveillance programs whistleblower, Edward Snowden, was reportedly revealed by the UK’s Guardian newspaper.

Jun 10, 2013, 09:23 AM IST