espionage

Oracle’s Bid for TikTok Is Down to the Wire and Also a Huge Mess

Oracle’s Bid for TikTok Is Down to the Wire and Also a Huge Mess

The Trump administration’s efforts to strong-arm Beijing-based ByteDance into selling its U.S. subsidiary TikTok to an American company are closing in, with enterprise software giant Oracle attempting to get regulators to clear a deal. Unsurprisingly, everyone involved is really making a garbage fire out of it.

Trump Hints He’s Open to Pardoning Edward Snowden

Trump Hints He’s Open to Pardoning Edward Snowden

Donald Trump — who once demanded that former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden be executed for leaking classified intel on dystopian surveillance of U.S. citizens — has mused that Snowden has “not been treated fairly,” spurring a call from GOP Rep. Thomas Massie to finally pardon him.