ProPublica's Jeff Larson filed an FOIA request with the NSA seeking details of data it might hold on him. While didn't expect an answer, he got one...saying that the NSA couldn't answer him.
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Hong Kong authorities have reportedly said that the U.S. government's request to arrest Edward Snowden was incomplete because the U.S. did not spell out his name in full.
With the U.S. government charging Edward Snowden with violations of the Espionage Act, a total of eight people have now been charged by the Obama administration under the World-War-I-era law.
Former NSA intelligence analyst Russ Tice, a whistleblower who helped reveal the agency's warrantless wiretapping program under Bush, claims that the NSA wiretapped Barack Obama in 2004.
The U.S. government has charged NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden with theft of government property, and violating the Espionage Act on two counts. Hong Kong authorities have yet to react.
DOMA is a massive, anachronistic misnomer that does not defend marriage itself but rather a just narrowly defined and discriminatory concept of marriage. As such it must be struck down.
The latest revelations obtained from Edward Snowden detail a vast, top secret surveillance operation run by the British spy agency GCHQ to which the NSA had "direct access."
As it appears increasingly likely that Edward Snowden will seek refuge in Iceland, with a businessman already having a private plane lined up, applying for citizenship may be his best option.
A clear line can be drawn from the surveillance policies under Bush to those we are seeing under Obama, highlighting his commitment to the established regime of secretive state surveillance.
FBI Director Robert Mueller has admitted that the agency is using drones for surveillance in the U.S. His admission, coming after the NSA leaks, however, raises more questions than it answers.
State officials in California have issued a letter condemning the divestment movement in California universities and tying themselves to the U.S. government's failed Israel-Palestine policy.
Civil liberties groups filed a lawsuit challenging the NYPD's unconstitutional surveillance of Muslims, a program that failed to generate the same public outrage as the NSA revelations have.
Five years after speaking in front of jubilant and expectant crowds in the German capital back in 2008 on the presidential campaign trail, Obama returned again to a much different reception.
Demonstrators have taken to the streets in the United Kingdom to protest the G8 summit. Here are 13 of the best photos of them in action.
Inspired by the silent vigil of Erdem Gunduz, the spread of silent protests in Turkey highlights the symbolic power of determined collective resistance.
As people in Brazil protest against the massive government spending on sporting events such as the World Cup and the Olympic Games, more attention needs to be paid to their long term impact.
Ever wanted to text message an alien? Maybe send a selfie? Well now you can, thanks to a project called Lone Signal which will transmit a continuous signal of messages to outer space.
Given the lack of detail, the releases are unlikely to reassure customers in wake of the NSA scandal.
Hassan Rouhani's election as president of Iran represents a strong signal of people's displeasure with the status quo and reflects the continued desire for change amongst many in the country.
As the George Zimmerman trial continues, his father has released a book refuting claims that this son's action were racially motivated and alleging that African Americans are the "true racists".
New Zealand became the site of the launch of Google's Project Loon, which aims to use helium balloons floating in the stratosphere equipped with WiFi to provide truly global internet access.
After residents and property owners in Mayflower, Arkansas filed a lawsuit against Exxon over a 5,000 barrel oil spill in March, the Justice Department and Arkansas have also filed a joint suit.
A massive 70% of the U.S intelligence budget goes to unaccountable private firms like Booz Allen Hamilton, with a revolving door system operating between them and the U.S. government.
Positive action, such as the passing of ENDA, is needed to address ongoing discrimination against LGBT people in America. But Senator Marco Rubio doesn't think things should change.
Is the timing of the Obama administration announcement that the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons designed to distract people's attention from the NSA surveillance scandal?