The Intercept Begins Releasing Snowden Files, Starting With the NSA's Quirky Crazy Cool Internal Newsletter

Brendan O'Connor · 05/17/16 09:35AM

Today, The Intercept began the process of making the archive of documents provided by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden available to the wider public, beginning with the first three months of SIDtoday, an internal, top secret agency newsletter that began publishing 11 days after the U.S. invasion of Iraq. The files are available for download here.

Andy Cush · 06/03/15 11:42AM

“With WikiLeaks and Eric Snowden spilling our beans every day, what’s happening on the Obamacare exchanges is the best-kept secret in Washington.” Please enjoy the Guardian’s compilation of U.S. lawmakers forgetting the name of the central figure in one of recent memory’s biggest news stories.

Edward Snowden Thinks Your Password Sucks

Ashley Feinberg · 04/09/15 11:10AM

Earlier this week, Ed Snowden sat down with John Oliver in what turned out to be his first real, substantive interview since his stint in Russia began. Now, Last Week Tonight has released an extra clip in which Snowden offers us all a few, handy security tips. First and foremost: Your password probably sucks.

Edward Snowden Banned From Reddit During AMA

Taylor Berman · 02/23/15 03:29PM

During an AMA to promote CITIZENFOUR this afternoon, reddit moderators temporarily banned the Oscar-winning documentary's subject from commenting. Edward Snowden was forced to sign-in through another account to explain the delay in his answers. "Hey guys, sorry — the reddit mods are being a little weird. My account is /u/SuddenlySnowden," Snowden wrote. "Mods: Can you pull back the ban? I can't post from the primary account. Thanks."

A Terrified Nation Gets the NSA Debate It Deserves

Hamilton Nolan · 11/19/14 11:35AM

Edward Snowden, an enemy of America, released top secret information so powerful that it would destroy the government's ability to keep Americans safe. Information so powerful that, in fact... nothing has changed.

Edward Snowden Gets Three More Years of Residency in Russia

Andy Cush · 08/07/14 06:54AM

Edward Snowden's attorney announced this morning that Russia had granted the government leaker three additional years of residency. Snowden's initial temporary asylum, which began when he became stranded in a Russian airport last year, expired August 1.

Fake Edward Snowden Infiltrates Hearts on Tinder

Jay Hathaway · 07/09/14 05:36PM

Edward is a single, eligible guy, just looking for love on Tinder. He's handy with technology, enjoys traveling to exotic locales—he's in Moscow right now, actually—and he's got a great positive attitude. Is it any surprise that ladies on the dating site love him (whether they know who he is or not)?