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Europe's Parliament Just Voted To Grant Asylum To Edward Snowden

Well this is something. After years of pressure from activists, the European Parliament just passed a resolution urging its member states to offer protection to Edward Snowden. That would mean dropping all charges against the whistleblower and shielding him from extradition to the United States.

What Is CISA?  

The US Senate just passed a cybersecurity bill that won’t do shit to prevent hacks. What it will do is help the government spy on its citizens.

Catch 22 Déjà Vu: US Court Rejects NSA Spying Case For Lack Of Proof 

Imagine you know your neighbour is spying on you, and you sue them, but your case gets dismissed for lack of evidence. Then a few months later your creepo neighbour gets doxxed and his emails outline his elaborate plan for neighbour-stalking. You sue again. You’re gonna win, right?

Snowden Garnered Himself 1.3 Million Followers In His First Week On Twitter

Edward Snowden may have garnered himself 1.3 million followers during his first week on Twitter, but even instant celebrities make rookie mistakes. Snowden’s? Forgetting to turn off email notifications. 47 GB of follow, favourite, retweet and DM emails later, we’re pretty sure he learned his lesson.

Edward Snowden Joins Twitter, Only Follows One Account: The NSA

Edward Snowden just joined Twitter. Everyone’s favourite whistleblower and data privacy advocate is gaining followers fast, but is only following one account at current: the NSA. Touché, Edward.

The NSA's Official Love Notes Are Deeply Weird

The National Security Agency has created a line of shareable digital love note e-cards to send to your friends and family. Very normal, very cool, very NSA.

The NSA Can Keep Tracking Phones After All, Rules US Court

A federal appeals court just took a dump on privacy. They reversed the 2013 trial court decision that called the National Security Agency’s bulk data collection unconstitutional. The ban has been lifted. This is good news for the NSA and people with panopticon fetishes.

China Is Reportedly Reading The Obama Administration's Personal Emails 

Chinese spies have breached the personal email accounts of many top Obama Administration officials and have been reading their emails since 2010, according to a report from NBC. This has got to be bad for Hillary Clinton, whose use of personal email address as Secretary of State during that time is now under FBI investigation.

New WikiLeaks Cache Reveals A Decade Of U.S. Spying On Japan

A new series of documents released by WikiLeaks reveals a list of 35 high-profile targets in Japan that the NSA has spied on since 2006.

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