snowden Archive

Oliver Stone's "Snowden" is great entertainment and an important argument for pardon

L: Edward Snowden. R: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who portrays Snowden in Oliver Stone’s film. I just saw Oliver Stone’s Snowden. It’s an excellent film, no doubt, and also an important rebuttal to ongoing efforts by propagandists to limit America’s conversation to who Edward Snowden is, rather than what this whistleblower revealed. By contrast with Laura Poitras’s Oscar-winning documentary Citizenfour, …

Snowden explains the Shadow Brokers/Equation Group/NSA hack

The news that a group of anonymous hackers claimed to have stolen some of the NSA’s most secret, valuable weaponized vulnerabilities and were auctioning them off for bitcoin triggered an epic tweetstorm from Edward Snowden, who sets out his hypothesis for how the exploits were captured and what relation that has to the revelations he made when he blew the whistle on illegal NSA …