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Edward Snowden angles for a ticket to Germany

BERLIN, Germany — Green Party legislator Hans-Christian Ströbele — who met with Snowden in Moscow this week — said the whistleblower is keen to testify before a proposed German parliamentary committee to investigate spying allegations surrounding the US National Security Agency (NSA) only if Germany can protect him from arrest.

Snowden finds work in Russia

MOSCOW — Washington may consider him a traitor, but the Russian tech world sees something in former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

What is journalism? Reports on a US spy agency run amok meet the test

Commentary: New, accurate, reliable information the public has a need to know and a right to know.
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US President Barack Obama (L) stands near Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel the G20 summit. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON — What is journalism? Who is a journalist? There no longer seems to be any agreed definition of the trade I have followed for half a century. My Second Edition of the digital Oxford Dictionary of English defines a journalist as “a person who writes for newspapers or magazines or prepares news to be broadcast on radio or television.” That is clearly out of date.
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FISA court: NSA phone tapping program is constitutional

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court released its first public explanation for why it is allowing the US government to collect phone records of Americans.

US to declassify documents on NSA spying, secret FISA surveillance court

The United States government plans to declassify documents about the National Security Agency surveillance programs, first leaked by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, a US intelligence official told Reuters.

Russia says it has not received an asylum request from Edward Snowden

Russian authorities on Saturday said they still have not yet received an asylum request from Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor-turned-leaker.

Snowden says he never gave Russia or China intelligence information

The former contractor with the US National Security Agency said: "I never gave any information to either government, and they never took anything from my laptops."

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa says Snowden can't leave Moscow: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Snowden remains in the transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport and is out Russian jurisdiction.

Edward Snowden says he took contractor job to collect NSA surveillance evidence: report

"My position with Booz Allen Hamilton granted me access to lists of machines all over the world the NSA hacked," Snowden told the South China Morning Post in a June 12 interview.

On the lam in a foreign country?

Edward Snowden fled to Hong Kong. Perhaps you too will someday flee. Better know how the United States brings home people it calls criminals.
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