Edward Snowden http://kunc.org en SXSW: Snowden Speech Has Conference Buzzing, Congressman Stewing http://kunc.org/post/sxsw-snowden-speech-has-conference-buzzing-congressman-stewing Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden <a href="http://sxsw.com/interactive/news/2014/monday-march-10-edward-snowden-speak-sxsw-interactive-videoconference">will speak via videoconference</a> to the attendees of South by Southwest Interactive later this morning, and you can bet a much wider audience than just those here in Austin will be watching.<p>Snowden will be speaking from Russia, which is still offering him asylum as he faces felony charges of espionage here in the U.S. The man behind leaks that revealed U.S. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:39:00 +0000 Elise Hu 54553 at http://kunc.org SXSW: Snowden Speech Has Conference Buzzing, Congressman Stewing Even In Snowden-Friendly Brazil, Asylum May Be 'Bridge Too Far' http://kunc.org/post/even-snowden-friendly-brazil-asylum-may-be-bridge-too-far Should they or shouldn't they? That's the question Brazilians are asking themselves after Edward Snowden's "<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/snowdens-open-letter-to-brazil-read-the-text/2013/12/17/9bf1342a-6727-11e3-8b5b-a77187b716a3_story.html" target="_blank">open letter</a>" lauding Brazil's role in protecting privacy rights and alluding to his hand in uncovering spying on their president.<p>"Today, if you carry a cellphone in Sao [Paulo], the NSA can and does keep track of your location," wrote Snowden, 30, who is living in temporary asylum in Russia. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 12:24:00 +0000 Lourdes Garcia-Navarro 53326 at http://kunc.org Even In Snowden-Friendly Brazil, Asylum May Be 'Bridge Too Far' Snowden Is A Finalist For European Human Rights Award http://kunc.org/post/snowden-finalist-european-human-rights-award Edward Snowden, the former NSA contract worker who leaked documents detailing America's secret and broad surveillance activities, is on the short list of nominees for Europe's Sakharov Prize, which recognizes those who fight for human rights.<p>Other finalists include <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=163226936">Malala Yousafzai</a>, the Pakistani schoolgirl who survived being shot in the head; and three political prisoners in Belarus.<p>Awarded by the European Parliament, the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought honors "exceptional individuals who combat into Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:27:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 50261 at http://kunc.org Snowden Is A Finalist For European Human Rights Award The Effects Of The Snowden Leaks Aren't What He Intended http://kunc.org/post/effects-snowden-leaks-arent-what-he-intended An official assessment of the damage caused by news leaks about government surveillance programs suggests that terrorist groups are changing their communication methods in response to the disclosures, according to officials at the National Security Agency.<p>Shortly after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked top-secret documents concerning the agency's foreign surveillance operations, Keith Alexander, director of the NSA, said the disclosures had caused "irreversible and significant damage." He ordered a thorough investigation into how the leaks occurred and what effect they would have Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:34:00 +0000 Tom Gjelten 49862 at http://kunc.org The Effects Of The Snowden Leaks Aren't What He Intended Officials: Edward Snowden's Leaks Were Masked By Job Duties http://kunc.org/post/officials-edward-snowdens-leaks-were-masked-job-duties More than three months after Edward Snowden revealed details of NSA secret surveillance activities, intelligence officials are still assessing the fallout from the former contractor's disclosures. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 07:19:00 +0000 Tom Gjelten 49731 at http://kunc.org Officials: Edward Snowden's Leaks Were Masked By Job Duties