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Meet Christopher Wylie, the millennial whistleblower behind Facebook's data controversy

If you're one of the 2.13 billion people who use Facebook during any given month, you might want to use your account with a "healthy dose of skepticism." That's according to millennial data scientist and self-proclaimed whistleblower Christopher Wylie, 28, who recently revealed the surprising way da

CNBC - 2018-03-19 22:00:54

Edward Snowden Exposes Unsettling Truth About What Facebook Really Is

Hundreds of millions of people use it everyday, and in general it appears its purpose is to bring people closer together. Heck, even Mark Zuckerberg himself believes Facebook is about bringing the world closer together. In some ways this is absolutely true. I for one have seen that as I've built a c

COLLECTIVE-EVOLUTION.COM - 2018-03-19 19:18:20

Edward Snowden: The 'Deep State' Has Infiltrated The White House

Edward Snowden has warned that the 'Deep State' has infiltrated and shaped the Trump administration, just like they did with Barack Obama and George W. Bush before him. In an exclusive interview (below) with La Repubblica, the NSA whistleblower explains how every single U.S. president is inevitably

YOURNEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-03-19 18:35:21

Edward Snowden: Facebook Is a Surveillance Company

Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV Facebook's data policies are exploitative and resemble the work of a "surveillance company," according to exiled National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden who spoke out in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Snowden c

MSN.COM - 2018-03-19 17:26:43

Edward Snowden: The Russian Election Was Rigged

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has criticized the integrity of Russia's presidential election just before exit polls showed President Vladimir Putin had won a fourth term in office in a landslide. "The ballot stuffing seen today in Moscow and elsewhere in the Russian election is an effort to s

YOURNEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-03-19 16:52:56

COLUMN: Leadership changes at the CIA and state department are bad news

With all the personnel changes that have occurred throughout President Donald Trump's administration, it's hard to give each change the attention it's due. The new changes at the CIA and the state department are especially deserving of a closer look. On Tuesday, President Trump fired Rex Tillerson f

INDIANA DAILY STUDENT - 2018-03-19 17:00:00

Independents Lead Voters In Distrust of "The Deep State"

"A majority of the American public believe that the U.S. government engages in widespread monitoring of its own citizens and worry that the U.S. government could be invading their own privacy," says Monmouth University reporting the results of a recent survey it conducted of 803 U.S. adults earlier

IVN.US - 2018-03-19 16:23:09

Public Citizen: How to Help Whistleblowers Turn Their Information into Power

This article was originally published by Public Citizen. This year's Sunshine Week and its "Right to Know" mantra may take on a new significance for the federal workforce. Whistleblowers, the eyes and ears to abuses of power that betray the public trust, have a right and need to know how to safely r

WHISTLEBLOWER.ORG - 2018-03-19 15:25:55

Facebook isn't worth using anymore, thanks to the Cambridge Analytica problem

We didn't need former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden to tell us the obvious. Yet, he did. On Saturday, Snowden criticized Facebook after the social media platform suspended Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm that worked for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. The

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-03-19 14:50:01

Despite Possible Blowback, Snowden Decries Anti-Democratic Forces in Russia

"My friends tell me it is dangerous to criticize the Russian government the same as I criticize my own. But each of us are given a limited number of days to make a difference. Life is a choice to live for something, or to die for nothing." Despite the possible threat it could pose to his own long-te

COMMON DREAMS - 2018-03-19 12:30:13

White House lawyer says Trump is 'not considering or discussing' firing Mueller

White House lawyer Ty Cobb said Sunday that President Donald Trump is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller.Trump railed against Mueller and the Russia investigation in a series of tweets over the weekend.Trump's personal attorney, John Dowd, also called for Mueller's investigation t

AOL CORP - 2018-03-19 09:11:46

Sen. Tom Cotton: Why I support Pompeo at State, Haspel at CIA

President Trump's picks for secretary of state and CIA director could meet potential opposition from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports. My colleague, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, took to this space on Thursday to announce he would opp

FOXNEWS - 2018-03-19 06:05:37

Commentary: Putin's next big goal - rebranding Russia

Unsurprisingly, Vladimir Putin has won Sunday's so-called "election" for his fourth term as president of Russia. That puts him on course to further entrench his power, pursue an expansive foreign policy and continue his escalating showdown with the West. However, one of his most significant goals to

REUTERS - 2018-03-19 01:14:47

Transparency International's Corruption Biased Against China

The conventional view is that advanced economies have subdued corruption, which burdens mainly emerging countries. An alternative view is that dominant corruption indices are biased against emerging economies. In the most recent Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), the rankings are topped, as often b

VALUEWALK - 2018-03-19 00:55:44

Commentary: Attack on former Russian spy a game-changer

The brazen poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter disregarded norms of covert behavior, testing Britain's - and everyone else's - backbone. Global spy games just got a little more dangerous with the byzantine poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in the medieval-era United Kingdom city of Sa


'Red alert time': Trump's personal attorney is now calling for Robert Mueller to be fired

President Donald Trump's personal defense lawyer, John Dowd, reportedly said it's time for the special counsel Robert Mueller to be fired.Dowd initially said he was making the statement in his official capacity as Trump's attorney and representative.He later walked back his comments in a major way,


Traitors or Defenders of Human Rights?

We all know, or are becoming aware, that the 'global war on terror' is being pushed by the Western Hemisphere. Case in point. The Western Hemisphere has a history of this. The American government lied about The Vietnam War for years. They continued until Daniel Ellsberg released the Pentagon Papers


Pentagon wants Silicon Valley's help on artificial intelligence

There is little doubt that the Defense Department needs help from Silicon Valley's biggest companies as it pursues work on artificial intelligence. The question is whether the people who work at those companies are willing to cooperate. Robert Work, a former deputy secretary of defense, announced la


Government Transparency Is Not a Partisan Issue: Eclipse of Sunshine Week

Since 2005 the National Association of News Editors has branded the third week of March "Sunshine Week." It has served as the occasion for nonprofit organizations, media groups and libraries nationwide to draw together and celebrate successes achieved in the quest for a more open, transparent govern


Edward Snowden Takes On Liz Cheney Over Torture Links To Trump's Pick For CIA

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has jumped into the fray over Donald Trump's pick to head the CIA and her role in the CIA's waterboarding program. Current CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel was reportedly involved in a controversial CIA "black site" operation in Thailand that invo