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By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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NSA whistleblower Reality Winner sentenced to 5 years, Trump says it’s ‘unfair’

A former government contractor accused of leaking confidential information to the media has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. On Thursday, a federal judge in Georgia approved a plea deal that called More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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The Chilling Effect of Privacy Invasion

Honestly, I thought I had personally put the NSA and Snowden topic to bed a couple of years ago. Thankfully the topic didn’t die. In fact, it keeps popping up in the news, directly and indirectly. Why do I say More...

By Sierra Jones On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt: ‘Snowden’ should start a conversation

While Oliver Stone’s Snowden biopic may not have reached the masses as much as he would have liked, star Joseph Gordon-Levitt told The Hollywood Reporter that he’s hopeful the film will start some conversations. “Once More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ challenges audiences on NSA spying, but fails to deliver much entertainment

Who is Edward Snowden? Is Ed Snowden a whistleblower or a traitor? Those two of the driving questions for director Oliver Stone with his latest biopic, Snowden, centering on the NSA contractor who went public with More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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‘Jason Bourne’ fizzles with a contrived formula and weak ending

Matt Damon returns as Jason Bourne with director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Supremacy) with a new film, simply titled Jason Bourne. Perhaps the pair will now realize that capturing lighting More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Matt Damon showcased in new ‘Jason Bourne’ clips full of car chases, action

A few new clips from Jason Bourne have been released online and fans get a great look at Matt Damon’s return as the titular character. Also returning is director Paul Greengrass, who worked with Christopher Rouse More...

By Sierra Jones On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in first ‘Snowden’ trailer, poster

The official trailer has dropped for Oliver Stone’s Snowden, the story of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley. JGL as Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone’s upcoming More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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How Can We Trust People to Protect Us if They Can’t Even Protect Their Computers?

With the presidential race well and truly on, it seems the country is divided. We have certain presidential candidates spewing true hate speech and losing support even from their own party members while being stripped More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, December 21st, 2015
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Matt Damon says ‘Bourne 5’ talks car chase, filming locations

While Matt Damon is on a break from shooting Bourne 5, he offered up an update on the project, which reunited the actor with director Paul Greengrass after they both stepped away from the franchise after The Bourne More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Details of US pressure on Norway to detain, deport Edward Snowden released

The US repeatedly asked Norway to detain and deport whistleblower Edward Snowden if he tried to enter the country in the aftermath of his leaks on mass US global surveillance, Norwegian media revealed citing formal More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 4th, 2015
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NSA documents detail monitoring of Americans’ calls, passwords, photos

New documents show the details of the NSA surveilance program and just what sort of data XKeyscore catalogs, confirming the monitoring of Americans’ phone calls, photos, passwords, documents and much more. According More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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NSA hacked SIM card maker to steal key codes to track cell phone users, data

Top secret documents previously provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have revealed that the US and Britain broke into the network of the world’s largest SIM card maker to compromise global communications. According More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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5 Big Cover-ups of the Last 5 Years

Some years, it feels like the media and the government are colluding against the people they serve. Despite claims of free press and public office transparency, the most powerful engines of news in the United States More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Oliver Stone to direct Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Edward Snowden film

The Edward Snowden whistleblower case may be the biggest story of the last ten years and director Oliver Stone is quick to capitalize on the news. Deadline reports on Stone’s project and his casting Joseph More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Brits forced Guardian to destroy Snowden docs, White House

The White House was given a heads up that UK authorities were to force The Guardian newspaper to destroy hard drives containing top secret NSA documents says new July 11 reports. More details emerge surrounding More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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Edward Snowden and the NSA one year later

It’s important to reflect on the year that NSA monitoring of all Americans became public. Business Insider detailed a list of the facts we’ve learned from Edward Snowden and the subsequent leaked documents More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Edward Snowden confirms NSA, other intel agencies can access your phone, even when it’s off

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden confirmed what many sources have stated: the NSA can not only listen to your cell phone call, they can actually access your phone even when it’s turned off. In an exclusive More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Edward Snowden warns world to guard online info, governments ‘can kill you, jail you’

Former National Security analyist Edward Snowden, who leaked thousands of  secret documents, spoke publicly Monday for the first time since fleeing the United States.   Edward Snowden addressing audience More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Edward Snowden has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by two Norwegian lawmakers, who say the NSA whistleblower contributed to “transparency and global stability” by revealing the depth and sophistication More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
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Jesse Ventura says he’d pardon Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning

During the latest episode of Off the Grid, former Governor Jesse Ventura discusses one of his first actions if he were to run for President in 2016 and win. “Within the first week I would pardon Edward Snowden More...


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