Costa Rica surpasses Canada, US in recent press freedom rankings
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Costa Rica surpasses Canada, US in recent press freedom rankings

Zach Dyer - May 14, 2014

Costa Rica remains a beacon of press freedom in a region where the average press freedom score fell to its lowest level in five years, according to…

Obama to propose ending NSA bulk data collection
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Obama to propose ending NSA bulk data collection

AFP - March 25, 2014

The White House has proposed to halt the National Security Agency's controversial bulk telephone data collection of U.S. citizens, a program which sparked a vast public outcry.…

The NSA has surveillance system to record ‘100 percent’ of a foreign country’s phone calls
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The NSA has surveillance system to record ‘100 percent’ of a foreign country’s phone calls

Barton Gellman and Ashkan Soltan | The Washington Post - March 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States National Security Agency has built a surveillance system capable of recording "100 percent" of a foreign country's telephone calls, enabling the…

Wikileaks’ Assange says group will release new secret data
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Wikileaks’ Assange says group will release new secret data

Adam Satariano | Bloomberg - March 9, 2014

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks who has disclosed scores of classified data about U.S. military and diplomatic efforts, said the group would be releasing a new…

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Edward Snowden: ‘I already won’

Barton Gellman - December 26, 2013

MOSCOW – The familiar voice on the hotel room phone did not waste words. "What time does your clock say, exactly?" he asked. He checked the reply…

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Snowden wants asylum in Brazil: report

AFP - December 17, 2013

BRASÍLIA – U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden plans to seek political asylum in Brazil in exchange for helping investigate U.S. spying on this country, a newspaper said…

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Britain targets Guardian newspaper over Snowden leaks

Anthony Faiola - December 1, 2013

LONDON — Living in self-imposed exile in Russia, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden may be safely out of reach from Western powers. But dismayed by…

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NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide, Snowden documents say

Barton Gellman and Ashkan Soltani - October 31, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, according…

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Britain defends destruction of Snowden data

Karla Adam - August 21, 2013

LONDON — Britain's deputy prime minister on Wednesday defended his government's decision to order a top civil servant to ask the Guardian newspaper to return or destroy…

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U.S. lawmakers warn of repercussions after Russia grants Snowden asylum

Isabel Gorst - August 1, 2013

MOSCOW — Edward Snowden, the fugitive former U.S. security contractor, left the transit zone at Moscow's international airport Thursday after Russian authorities granted him temporary asylum. Anatoly…