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Glenn Greenwald takes to Reddit to talk about Edward Snowden and the NSA

By David Holmes On October 1, 2013At their best, Reddit’s Ask Me Anything threads (AMA’s) are a form of cultural discourse that would make Socrates proud, and today we witnessed one of the most enlightening entries to the series yet. Glenn Greenwald…  …

Guardian editor: Internet makes global snooping possible, but harder to hide

Alan Rusbridger keeps a memento of the most bizarre thing that’s happened to him during his journalism career. The Guardian editor carries a piece of the smashed MacBook circuit board destroyed at the order of British intelligence agents during their investigation into the newspaper’s reporting on the U.S government’s massive…

U.S. government spied on Brazil’s Petrobras oil firm: report

The US government spied on Brazilian state-run oil giant Petrobras, according to intelligence documents released by Globo television. Globo said it obtained the information from Glenn Greenwald, a columnist for the Guardian newspaper who obtained secret files from US National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. A week ago, the network…

Snowden files reveal NSA spied on Brazil and Mexico presidents: Glenn Greenwald

The US National Security Agency spied on the communications of the Brazilian and Mexican presidents, accessing the Mexico leader’s emails before he was elected, Brazil’s Globo television reported. Rio de Janeiro-based journalist Glenn Greenwald, a columnist for the Guardian newspaper who obtained secret files from NSA leaker Edward Snowden, told…

British court rules police can partially examine documents seized from Greenwald’s partner

Britain’s High Court ruled Thursday that material seized from the Brazilian partner of a journalist working to publish secrets from US leaker Edward Snowden can only be partially examined by police. Police in Britain launched a criminal investigation over the data, claiming the files it has seen are “highly sensitive”…

Just because you are mean doesn’t make you wrong: A defense of Glenn Greenwald

I don’t know Glenn Greenwald personally. He could be the world’s kindest, most pleasant, incredibly generous individual in real life, with smiles for all passers-by and 25+ percent tips for every server. He could whistle happy tunes while feeding the city’s homeless, be the understanding shoulder on which all his…

U.S. officials: We didn’t ask the UK to detain Greenwald’s partner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials did not ask the British government to question the partner of the journalist who first reported secrets leaked by fugitive U.S. intelligence agency contractor Edward Snowden, the White House said on Monday. British authorities did, however, give their U.S. counterparts a “heads up” before detaining…

Glenn Greenwald vows to release UK secrets after they detained his partner for 9 hours

By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The journalist who first published secrets leaked by fugitive former U.S. intelligence agency contractor Edward Snowden vowed on Monday to publish more documents and said Britain will be “sorry” for detaining his partner for nine hours. British authorities used anti-terrorism laws on…

Glenn Greenwald’s partner detained at U.K. airport under terrorism law

David Miranda, the partner of Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald, was detained Sunday morning by U.K. authorities in London’s Heathrow airport under the Terrorism Act, according to The Guardian. The 28-year-old was released nine hours later without being charged, but some of his electronics were confiscated. Miranda was traveling from Berlin…

Jeffrey Toobin and Glenn Greenwald fiercely battle over Bradley Manning

Is Army Private First Class Bradley Manning a whistleblower or a criminal for releasing thousands of secret State Department documents? CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin and Guardian columnist Glenn Greenwald debate the topic Tuesday night on CNN. Manning was found guilty in a military court-martial of numerous charges for transferring…

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