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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden?

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

From TheJournal.ie Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks Russia

Democrats hacked again as Snowden and Assange fall out over leaks

Edward Snowden has publicly criticised the strategy of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

From TheJournal.ie Your personal data was talked about at the Web Summit, but it looks like you might have to pay to keep it safe in the future Opinion

Your personal data was talked about at the Web Summit, but it looks like you might have to pay to keep it safe in the future

Privacy could become a product purchased by the rich and an unattainable luxury for the poor, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

From TheJournal.ie MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe Bienvenue

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

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

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

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

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”

From TheJournal.ie The NSA may be able to listen to phone calls around the world The Sims

The NSA may be able to listen to phone calls around the world

That’s according to Edward Snowden.

From TheJournal.ie The new Snowden documentary is fascinating - and critically flawed Information Leak

The new Snowden documentary is fascinating - and critically flawed

Citizenfour is released in the US this month.

From TheJournal.ie Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel SNOWDEN

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

“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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests USA And Europe

Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests

Under the Obama administration the NSA has continued to grow and Libya has slipped into chaos, meanwhile relations with Russia are reaching crisis point.

From TheJournal.ie Guardian & Washington Post claim Pulitzer for Edward Snowden coverage NSA Leaks

Guardian & Washington Post claim Pulitzer for Edward Snowden coverage

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

From TheJournal.ie Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms Spying

Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms

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

From TheJournal.ie More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day SNOWDEN

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

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

From TheJournal.ie FBI director says he is baffled that Snowden is called a hero Whistleblower

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Privacy matters': Here's Edward Snowden's Alternative Christmas Message Not The Queen

'Privacy matters': Here's Edward Snowden's Alternative Christmas Message

In case you missed it, here is what he fugitive whistleblower had to say in Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message.

From TheJournal.ie Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4's Alternative Christmas Message Surveillance

Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4's Alternative Christmas Message

It’s now 20 years since the British broadcaster began airing its alternative to the Queen’s annual televised address.

From TheJournal.ie Obama meets heads of Twitter, Facebook and Apple to discuss NSA spying Data Mining

Obama meets heads of Twitter, Facebook and Apple to discuss NSA spying

The internet company bosses fear that NSA operations have crossed constitutional lines and infringe the privacy of their customers.

From TheJournal.ie Snowden offers Brazil help in investigating spying in exchange for asylum Spying

Snowden offers Brazil help in investigating spying in exchange for asylum

The NSA whistleblower says that until he is granted political asylum, he cannot speak out.

From TheJournal.ie "Our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. Al-Qaeda is lapping it up." - MI6 Spying

"Our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. Al-Qaeda is lapping it up." - MI6

British spy chiefs said today that intelligence leaks by Edward Snowden were being used by enemies to change the way they operate.

From TheJournal.ie Snowden insists Russia has no access to NSA files SNOWDEN

Snowden insists Russia has no access to NSA files

In an interview with The New York Times, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says that he did not take any documents with him to Moscow.

From TheJournal.ie Putin on Syria action, Snowden and Russia's anti-gay policies Russia

Putin on Syria action, Snowden and Russia's anti-gay policies

The Russian president sat down for a wide-ranging interview, saying it was “ludicrous” that the Syrian government would use chemical weapons.

From TheJournal.ie Snowden set to leave Moscow airport SNOWDEN

Snowden set to leave Moscow airport

News reports in Russia claim he has been provided with a document allowing him to cross the Russian border.

From TheJournal.ie PIC: This is Edward Snowden's asylum application, according to his lawyer SNOWDEN

PIC: This is Edward Snowden's asylum application, according to his lawyer

The US intelligence leaker has applied for temporary political asylum in Russia with his lawyer discussing more details of the case today.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the abortion legislation passing the Seanad, Magdalene laundries, and Katy French’s inquest.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Lucinda Creighton, drownings and a train crash in Paris.

From TheJournal.ie PIC: This is what Edward Snowden looks like after 19 days in a Moscow airport Ed Snowden

PIC: This is what Edward Snowden looks like after 19 days in a Moscow airport

Human Rights Watch has issued a picture of the US fugitive after he met with rights activists in the Moscow airport where he is based today.

From TheJournal.ie Merkel defends secret surveillance for security purposes Merkel

Merkel defends secret surveillance for security purposes

In her most detailed comments on the spying claims made by Edward Snowden, the German chancellor defended the role of secret services in keeping populations safe.

From TheJournal.ie High Court refuses arrest warrant for Snowden Court

High Court refuses arrest warrant for Snowden

The judge said that the question of where the offence took place is not a minor detail and could have serious consequences.

From TheJournal.ie Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden SNOWDEN

Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden

Nicaragua and Venezuela have also offered asylum to the American – one days after denouncing the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe amid reports that the fugitive was aboard.

From TheJournal.ie Two countries offer Snowden asylum, but he has no passport to leave Moscow SNOWDEN

Two countries offer Snowden asylum, but he has no passport to leave Moscow

Snowden has been scrambling to evade espionage charges after disclosing a vast US surveillance program to collect phone and internet data.

From TheJournal.ie WikiLeaks: Snowden makes 6 new asylum applications SNOWDEN

WikiLeaks: Snowden makes 6 new asylum applications

WikiLeaks it would not be identifying the countries involved “due to attempted US interference” in the Edward Snowden’s asylum applications.

From TheJournal.ie Spain says it was told Edward Snowden was on Bolivian flight Where's Snowden?

Spain says it was told Edward Snowden was on Bolivian flight

The 30-year-old is believed to be holed up at a Moscow airport looking for a country that will give him safe haven.

From TheJournal.ie Snowden not on Bolivian jet in Vienna: Austria‎ SNOWDEN

Snowden not on Bolivian jet in Vienna: Austria‎

Austrian and Bolivian officials are insisting the US leaker was not on President Evo Morales’s jet when it landed overnight.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Snowden has sought asylum in Ireland, but his application is invalid SNOWDEN

Taoiseach: Snowden has sought asylum in Ireland, but his application is invalid

Enda Kenny has told the Dáil that the fugitive former NSA employee has written to the Irish embassy in Moscow but this is not sufficient for an asylum application to be considered.

From TheJournal.ie Lots of countries reject Edward Snowden's request for asylum - but two say 'maybe' Fugitive

Lots of countries reject Edward Snowden's request for asylum - but two say 'maybe'

Bolivia and Venezuela have both said that they would consider an asylum application from the NSA whistleblower.

From TheJournal.ie Russian official says Snowden case at 'dead end' Asylum Bid

Russian official says Snowden case at 'dead end'

Moscow is refusing to respond to US efforts to have the former NSA contractor handed over.

From TheJournal.ie Putin won't extradite Snowden who's in the transit area at Moscow airport Where's Snowden?

Putin won't extradite Snowden who's in the transit area at Moscow airport

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the sooner Snowden selected his final destination the better for all.

From TheJournal.ie US tells Russia to give Snowden back as whistleblower set to leave Moscow Security Leaks

US tells Russia to give Snowden back as whistleblower set to leave Moscow

The former National Security Agency employee is reported to be heading for the Cuban capital of Havana before seeking asylum in Ecuador.

From TheJournal.ie Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia Edward Snowden

Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia

Snowden’s latest revelations show the NSA was hacking Chinese mobile phone companies to gather data from millions of text messages.