Edward Snowden

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Whistleblowing requires courage, but don’t expect Facebook to change its ways | John Naughton
Frances Haugen’s ‘testimony tour’ of revelations about the tech company makes good copy, but will its executives listen?

John Naughton

23, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Twenty years after 9/11: Inside the 10 September Guardian Weekly
How the attacks on America spawned a surveillance state. Plus, Angelina Jolie on divorce, activism and #metoo

Graham Snowdon

08, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘Panic made us vulnerable’: how 9/11 made the US surveillance state – and the Americans who fought back
It took Edward Snowden and other whistleblowers to reveal the staggering extent of the government’s spying on its own people as institutional checks failed

Ed Pilkington in New York

04, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian’s first Tech editor: ‘They gave me a demo and showed me things I couldn’t believe’
Victor Keegan, the correspondent who went on to put the first Guardian content online, recalls the chance news item in 1981 that opened up the possibilities of home computing and kicked off the paper’s dedicated coverage of a social revolution

Alex Hern

23, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Beware state surveillance of your lives – governments can change for the worse | John Naughton
With Afghan citizens’ data now in the hands of the Taliban, assumptions about controls that check misuse of intelligence are wide of the mark

John Naughton

21, Aug, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Reign of Terror review: from 9/11 to Trump by way of Snowden and Iraq
Spencer Ackerman, once of the Guardian, displays a masterful command of the facts but sometimes lets his prejudice show

Lloyd Green

08, Aug, 2021 @2:12 PM

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Pegasus: NSO clients spying disclosures prompt political rows across world
Concerns that phone-hacking software may have been used to spy on political opponents spark fury

Nina Lakhani, Michael Safi, Dan Sabbagh, Shaun Walker, Stephanie Kirchgaessner and Hannah Ellis-Petersen

20, Jul, 2021 @9:31 AM

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The Guardian view on spyware sales: the proliferation risks are real | Editorial
Editorial: This week’s revelations around NSO’s Pegasus snooping software is an argument for an immediate moratorium on trade in the technology

Editorial

19, Jul, 2021 @5:33 PM

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Edward Snowden calls for spyware trade ban amid Pegasus revelations
NSA whistleblower warns of world in which no phone is safe from state-sponsored hackers if no action taken

David Pegg and Paul Lewis

19, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Berlin’s No 1 digital detective agency is on the trail of human rights abusers
Investigators in Germany are using Google Earth, YouTube clips and social media posts to bring political crimes to the courts

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

27, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The court ruling against GCHQ is just the latest battle in the fight for privacy | Megan Goulding
Some methods have been ruled unlawful, but the government is still seeking to expand its powers, says Liberty lawyer Megan Goulding

Megan Goulding

27, May, 2021 @1:09 PM

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Plane hypocrisy of leaders in condemnation of Belarus | Brief letters
Brief letters: Diverted Ryanair flight | Jenny Harries | Other lives | Charles, Prince of Wales | Funny pub signs

Letters

24, May, 2021 @5:12 PM

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