Snowden Revelations Costly for US Tech Firms

Protest against spying and surveillance

US technology companies are getting hit harder than anticipated by revelations about surveillance programs led by the National Security Agency, a study showed Tuesday. The study by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington think tank, said the impact would be greater than its estimate nearly two years ago …

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Watch: John Oliver Interviews Edward Snowden in Russia on ‘Last Week Tonight’

“Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver recently traveled to Moscow to interview Edward Snowden, “the most famous hero and/or traitor in recent American history” who leaked classified NSA documents to the press and was subsequently charged with violating the Espionage Act in 2013, prompting him to seek asylum in Russia. …

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Hundreds of Spy Files Leaked

Two major international publications said today they will be publishing a portion of “hundreds” of leaked spy documents covering nearly the last decade, centering on South Africa’s spy agency and involving the CIA and Britain’s MI-6. The Qatar-based news outlet Al Jazeera reported today that it obtained the documents from …

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