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Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed
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Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed

Feb 11th 2017, 4:34 PM 22,785 Views 22 Comments

US channel NBC had reported that Vladimir Putin could give Snowden up in an attempt to ‘curry favour with Trump’.

Obama granted Manning a pardon but Snowden won't be getting the same
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Obama granted Manning a pardon but Snowden won't be getting the same

Jan 18th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,869 Views 22 Comments

It appears that Obama could grant a pardon for Snowden, but all indications are that he won’t.

Poll: Should Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden?
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Poll: Should Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden?

Jan 18th 2017, 8:21 AM 25,095 Views 69 Comments

After commuting the sentence of Chelsea Manning, should Obama offer a pardon to the whistleblower Edward Snowden?

This photo of Edward Snowden feeding his girlfriend KFC confused a lot of people last night
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# Spon

This photo of Edward Snowden feeding his girlfriend KFC confused a lot of people last night

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:10 AM 5,825 Views 0 Comments

Is… this… sponsored… content?

Trump's grandfather was 'deported from Bavaria after dodging military service'
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Trump's grandfather was 'deported from Bavaria after dodging military service'

Nov 21st 2016, 9:59 PM 30,786 Views 140 Comments

His grandfather was reportedly given eight weeks to leave the region.

Edward Snowden suing Norway so it won't extradite him during award visit
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Edward Snowden suing Norway so it won't extradite him during award visit

Apr 21st 2016, 10:56 PM 21,149 Views 53 Comments

He wants to receive the prize in person.

German agent spied for the CIA and Russia because he wanted to do 'something exciting'
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German agent spied for the CIA and Russia because he wanted to do 'something exciting'

Mar 17th 2016, 11:43 AM 11,804 Views 11 Comments

We don’t think it’s meant to work like that.

How a company made infamous by piracy is trying to reinvent itself
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How a company made infamous by piracy is trying to reinvent itself

Nov 14th 2015, 10:00 PM 22,991 Views 27 Comments

‘There was a while when folks didn’t even realise we were a company.’

MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe
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MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe

Oct 29th 2015, 7:38 PM 16,852 Views 57 Comments

Irish MEPs voted 6-4 in favour of the resolution, which Snowden himself has called a “game-changer.”

Snowden leaks provided momentum to bring us to this crucial point in data protection
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Snowden leaks provided momentum to bring us to this crucial point in data protection

Oct 7th 2015, 5:00 PM 247 Views 47 Comments

It’s important to pause and consider the manner in which Edward Snowden has influenced the direction of EU data protection law, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

Europe's top court has torn up the rules on how US tech giants use your data
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Europe's top court has torn up the rules on how US tech giants use your data

Oct 6th 2015, 12:20 PM 23,060 Views 61 Comments

All eyes are now on the Irish privacy watchdog.

WATCH: TV Interview about Edward Snowden goes hilariously wrong
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WATCH: TV Interview about Edward Snowden goes hilariously wrong

Oct 1st 2015, 8:33 AM 21,826 Views 8 Comments

“People didn’t get scared until he started sculpting shrubs into dinosaur shapes and whatnot.”

People are already tweeting 'f**k me daddy' at Edward Snowden
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# Dad

People are already tweeting 'f**k me daddy' at Edward Snowden

Sep 30th 2015, 8:11 AM 5,519 Views 1 Comment

Gas tickets. All of yiz.

Edward Snowden has joined Twitter - guess what's the one account he follows?
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# An Old Friend

Edward Snowden has joined Twitter - guess what's the one account he follows?

Sep 29th 2015, 9:31 PM 31,244 Views 41 Comments

He’s had a few dealings with them in the past.

The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now
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The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now

Jun 1st 2015, 8:55 AM 7,484 Views 18 Comments

Intelligence officials have warned the development could jeopardise Americans’ safety.

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever
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# Macho Man Randy Savage

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever

May 29th 2015, 8:50 PM 18,304 Views 35 Comments

Fire-breathing American eagle? Check. “Royal Rumble” voice-over? Check.

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone
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# Hold Your Whisht

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone

May 5th 2015, 5:40 PM 23,538 Views 47 Comments

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”

Edward Snowden says the US government has access to your nude photos
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Edward Snowden says the US government has access to your nude photos

Apr 6th 2015, 2:41 PM 19,405 Views 46 Comments

“The bad news is that they’re still collecting everybody’s information -including your dick pics.”

British and American spies hacked company that makes Irish driving licences
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British and American spies hacked company that makes Irish driving licences

Feb 25th 2015, 6:36 AM 45,781 Views 75 Comments

Edward Snowden claims the NSA and GCHQ also targeted SIM cards used by companies including Vodafone and O2.

Edward Snowden weighed in on Neil Patrick Harris' Oscar gag made at his expense
# For Some Treason
# For Some Treason

Edward Snowden weighed in on Neil Patrick Harris' Oscar gag made at his expense

Feb 24th 2015, 5:59 PM 5,782 Views 0 Comments

NPH’s “treason” gag didn’t go down well with everyone.

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables
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Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables

Nov 29th 2014, 8:49 PM 61,459 Views 116 Comments

It has been revealed that UK authorities have access to one Irish submarine internet cable.

The new Snowden documentary is fascinating - and critically flawed
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The new Snowden documentary is fascinating - and critically flawed

Oct 18th 2014, 4:00 PM 9,708 Views 13 Comments

Citizenfour is released in the US this month.

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Citizenfour
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# Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Citizenfour

Oct 16th 2014, 8:30 PM 8,342 Views 7 Comments

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance
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NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance

Aug 13th 2014, 5:07 PM 9,783 Views 37 Comments

Edward Snowden made the revelations in a comprehensive interview with Wired.

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers
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# Prime Numbers

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers

Aug 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,786 Views 3 Comments

Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?

The 5 at 5: Thursday
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# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Aug 7th 2014, 4:55 PM 9,734 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel
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# SNOWDEN

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel

Aug 7th 2014, 2:46 PM 9,312 Views 86 Comments

“In the future Edward will have to decide whether to continue to live in Russia and become a citizen or to return to the United States,” his lawyer said today.

US Bill introduced to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records
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US Bill introduced to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records

Jul 29th 2014, 10:40 PM 3,784 Views 33 Comments

If enacted, the legislation would be the most significant change in the wake of Edward Snowden’s information leaks.

A fake Edward Snowden Tinder account was set up and the responses are amazing
# Snow Joke
# Snow Joke

A fake Edward Snowden Tinder account was set up and the responses are amazing

Jul 10th 2014, 4:43 PM 2,890 Views 0 Comments

“Good with computers. Optimist. Loves to travel.”

A suspected US double-agent has been 'arrested for spying' in Germany
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# Spooks

A suspected US double-agent has been 'arrested for spying' in Germany

Jul 4th 2014, 9:32 PM 14,766 Views 28 Comments

It is likely to further strain US-German relations following previous revelations that the NSA spied on Merkel’s phone calls.

John Kerry: Snowden should "man-up" and come back to America
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# Strong Words

John Kerry: Snowden should "man-up" and come back to America

May 29th 2014, 7:43 AM 7,615 Views 75 Comments

His comments came after Snowden said in an interview that he was he was not just a low-level contractor working for the CIA, as US officials have repeatedly said.

Guardian & Washington Post claim Pulitzer for Edward Snowden coverage
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Guardian & Washington Post claim Pulitzer for Edward Snowden coverage

Apr 14th 2014, 8:11 PM 5,971 Views 9 Comments

The reports have sparked a huge debate in the US on the merits and morality of mass public surveillance.

Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules
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Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules

Apr 8th 2014, 10:23 AM 5,456 Views 26 Comments

Digital Rights Ireland hard argued that the rules requiring operators to keep call details were against fundamental rights.

People tweeted wonderfully stupid questions to Edward Snowden's live webcast
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# Ask Snowden

People tweeted wonderfully stupid questions to Edward Snowden's live webcast

Mar 10th 2014, 5:31 PM 3,451 Views 0 Comments

The whistleblower was speaking to a crowd of 3,500 at US festival SXSW.

Edward Snowden is the new rector of Glasgow University
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Edward Snowden is the new rector of Glasgow University

Feb 18th 2014, 6:31 PM 18,159 Views 30 Comments

The post is largely a symbolic one but the successful candidate is expected to attend meetings with the governing body and other authorities.

Head of Britain's 'eavesdropping agency' to step down
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Head of Britain's 'eavesdropping agency' to step down

Jan 28th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,468 Views 5 Comments

Iain Lobban is to leave GCHQ later this year after nearly six years as its director.

Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms
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Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms

Jan 17th 2014, 7:29 AM 3,365 Views 42 Comments

The US president is expected to roll out only modest changes to the way in which the NSA collects phone and internet information.

More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day
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More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day

Jan 16th 2014, 10:19 PM 6,651 Views 28 Comments

The secret operation, codenamed ‘Dishfire’, used the messages to extract data on the location, contact networks and credit card details of mobile users.

FBI director says he is baffled that Snowden is called a hero
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FBI director says he is baffled that Snowden is called a hero

Jan 10th 2014, 9:03 AM 12,996 Views 91 Comments

FBI boss James Comey said he doesn’t understand how someone who disagrees with the way the US government works could be considered a hero or a whistleblower.

Obama invites Merkel to White House in bid to heal phone-tap rift
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# Mending Fences

Obama invites Merkel to White House in bid to heal phone-tap rift

Jan 8th 2014, 7:31 PM 6,677 Views 22 Comments

The US President called the Chancellor to wish her a speedy recovery after she broke her pelvis while skiing, and invited her to visit at a “mutually agreeable time”.

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