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Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now

Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify before a grand jury. However, her freedom looks likely to be short-lived.

Canada takes refugee who sheltered Edward Snowden

Snowden's lawyer decided to go public with the identities of the refugees after learning that movie director Oliver Stone had found out about them and would incorporate their role into his film on Snowden, which was released in 2016.


National Security Agency deletion of call records raising questions

The NSA's bulk collection of call records was initially curtailed by Congress after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked documents revealing extensive government surveillance.

Aadhaar: Edward Snowden slams govt over FIR against Tribune reporter

Taking to Twitter, Snowden opined that the journalist should be given an award instead of being investigated by authorities.

Edward Snowden's 'Haven' app turns smartphone into surveillance device

National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden is back, this time with an app called "Haven" that will transform any Android smartphone into a sensor that can detect intrusions.

From Edward Snowden trove: US had data on Indian nuclear missiles in 2005

The January 2005 document published by The Intercept, an American news website, suggests that America’s National Security Agency (NSA) also obtained “significant intelligence” about other bombs India possessed at the time


Putin says Snowden was wrong to leak secrets, but is no traitor

"He did not betray the interests of his country, nor did he transfer any information to any other country that would damage his own people." Putin said.

Snowden sends strong anti-surveillance message to Trump

Edward Snowden also spoke about the prevalence of fake news on social media platforms.

Traffic to Wikipedia terrorism entries plunged after Snowden revelations: reports

In the 16 months prior to the first major Snowden stories in June 2013, the articles drew a variable but an increasing audience, with a low point of about 2.2 million per month.

Edward Snowden: Willing to return to US with guarantee of fair trial

The former National Security Agency contractor in 2013 leaked details of a secret government eavesdropping program and left the country. He faces US charges that could land him in prison for up to 30 years.