Snowden

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The NSA Tried Tracking Bitcoin Users In 2013

Bitcoin was the spy agency's "#1 priority," Snowden documents published by The Intercept show.
Jordan Pearson
3.21.18
invite to the block party

Snowden’s Favorite Ad Blocker Can Now Automatically Detect New Tracking Scripts

Ghostery just escalated the ad blocking arms race.
Louise Matsakis
12.6.17
FOIA documents

Here Are the NSA’s Internal Grammar Advice Columns

The intelligence agency’s Grammar Geek explained things like the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Louise Matsakis
11.27.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Comey firing sparks massive call for independent probe, Trump set to meet Russian foreign minister, US to arm Kurdish rebels fighting ISIS in Syria, and more.
VICE Staff
5.10.17
Snowden's Angels

The Refugees Who Helped Snowden Escape Hong Kong Are Stuck in a Living Hell

The people who housed the NSA leaker say they're being targeted for helping him by the people and agencies supposed to be protecting them.
Theresa Locker
3.2.17
Trump

Report: Surveillance Court Pushed Back Against Spying on Trump

If an anonymous source is correct, the FBI was met with rare pushback when it decided to investigate Trump.
Jason Koebler
1.11.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump eyes climate change skeptic Ryan Zinke as interior secretary, despair in Aleppo as ceasefire and evacuation plans fall apart, scientists say 2016 marks "unprecedented" warming in the Arctic, and more.
VICE Staff
12.14.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Victory for protesters as the Dakota Access pipeline is halted, PizzaGate becomes real-life gun scare in Washington, DC, first Oakland fire victims identified, and more.
VICE Staff
12.5.16
Canada

Canada’s Police Allowed Journalists to ‘Embed’ to Argue For More Surveillance

Robert Cribb of the Toronto Star and Dave Seglins of the CBC explain how their five-part investigative series into digital policing came to be.
Kate Lunau
11.29.16
Montreal

Edward Snowden Calls Police Spying on Quebec Journalists a ‘Threat to Democracy’

The world’s most famous whistleblower addressed a Montreal crowd amid revelations of police spying on journalists.
Justine de l'Église
11.3.16
FBI

FBI Arrests NSA Contractor on Suspicion of Leaking Hacking Tools

This comes after 'The Shadow Brokers' dumped a cache of NSA tools online.
Joseph Cox
10.5.16
politics

Pardon Snowden Campaign Has a Snapchat Filter at Obama's White House Concert

A bit of subversive activism at the White House's party.
Jason Koebler
10.3.16
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