Germany`s top court Friday threw out an opposition bid to get whistle-blower Edward Snowden invited to testify in Berlin before a parliamentary committee inquiring into US spying activities in Germany.
British spies did not break laws guaranteeing human rights when they used mass monitoring techniques revealed by former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the country`s surveillance watchdog ruled on Friday.
The Senate has blocked a bill to end bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play Edward Snowden in a movie directed by Oliver Stone about the former National Security Agency contractor who blew the whistle on the U.S government`s mass surveillance programs, the film`s backers said on Monday.
China on Saturday adopted a new counterespionage law to beef up its national security by granting sweeping powers to security agencies in the backdrop of revelations of cyber-snooping by US NSA Contractor Edward Snowden.
"Citizenfour," a documentary about former US intelligence operative Edward Snowden, garnered praise and criticism over the weekend in its debut at US theatres, while the US remains divided between those who consider him a hero and others who call him a traitor.
The outgoing head of Britain`s eavesdropping agency GCHQ issued a stout defence on Tuesday of the work of his spies who have faced criticism following revelations by Edward Snowden, saying they would rather quit than carry out mass surveillance.
Fugitive US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden, who was granted asylum by Moscow after revealing the extent of US government surveillance, has been joined by his American girlfriend in Russia, a documentary reveals.
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who blew the whistle on the US government`s mass surveillance programs, has been reunited in Russia with his long-time girlfriend, according to a new documentary shown on Friday.
Nobel prize season starts on Monday with speculation rife that the peace prize could go to US whistleblower Edward Snowden, Pakistani girls` education campaigner Malala Yousafzai, or perhaps Pope Francis.