“I think people are asking for too much when they hope that the Mueller investigation is going to come up with a smoking gun against Trump ― yes, Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump in the hotel room with the piss tape,” Snowden quipped in Friday’s episode of the “Deconstructed” podcast at The Intercept. “That’s not how the world works. Life is not that simple.” … [Read more...] about Edward Snowden: There’s No One Trump Loves More Than Vladimir Putin
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Listen to JURIST Editors Ian Everhart, Jaimie Cremeans, Kimberly Bennett, Cynthia Miley, Sam Franklin and Ben Minegar discuss the release of classified information by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden [JURIST backgrounder], as well as a few interesting security updates at the Texas Capitol. … [Read more...] about What do Edward Snowden’s disclosures about the NSA mean for the rule of law?
Obama: I can’t pardon somebody who hasn’t gone before a court and presented themselves, so that’s not something that I would comment on at this point. I think that Mr. Snowden raised some legitimate concerns. How he did it was something that did not follow the procedures and practices of our intelligence community. If everybody took the approach that I make my own decisions about these issues, then it would be very hard to have an organized government or any kind of national security system. … [Read more...] about President Obama Said He Can’t (Legally) Pardon Edward Snowden — He’s Wrong
So why would the FBI go to the trouble of controversially forcing Apple to do something, when they can do it themselves? According to the ACLU, they’re just looking to set a precedent to help law enforcement in other cases. Apple has already been asked to unlock phones in other cases, although a federal judge in New York has ruled in Apple’s favor. … [Read more...] about Edward Snowden Calls FBI’s Apple Claims ‘Horse****’
In addition to the letter, the House committee also announced that it had unanimously voted to adopt the findings of its two-year investigative report on Snowden’s actions. The majority of the report is classified, but an unclassified summary report was also released today. … [Read more...] about Dems, Repubs on Intel Committee Tell Obama Not to Pardon ‘Criminal’ Edward Snowden