Snowden Documents Reveal NSA Spied on Music Downloading Services and it Wasn’t for Copyright Violations

Documents from US National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal that the intelligence agency combed through internet music piracy apps that were popular before music streaming services became available, The Intercept reports. “NSA didn’t care about violations of copyright law, according to a 2005 article on one of the agency’s internal news sites, SIDtoday,” the Intercept’s Micah Lee wrote … Continue reading

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Powerful NSA Hacking Tools Have Been Revealed Online

Some of the most powerful espionage tools created by the National Security Agency’s elite group of hackers have been revealed in recent days, a development that could pose severe consequences for the spy agency’s operations and the security of government and corporate computers. A cache of hacking tools with code names such as Epicbanana, Buzzdirection and Egregiousblunder appeared mysteriously online … Continue reading

Update on Edward Snowden Following His Mysterious Tweets Two Days Ago

While speculation was rife that Edward Snowden had been killed after tweeting a so-called “dead man switch,” his lawyer Anatoly Kucherena has confirmed the whistleblower is “alive and well.” After Snowden issued two mysterious tweets last week, both of which were then deleted and no further tweets sent, theories began circulating suggesting he had been kidnapped or killed. Speaking Monday, … Continue reading