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Snowden Slams Amazon for Doing the Trump Admin's Bidding

Edward Snowden tweeted a warning to Amazon’s AWS division this morning regarding a recent decision to ban all of Iran from the platform. Amazon kicks Iran off AWS, Snowden responds An American company, Amazon is forbidden from doing most types of business with the hermit kingdom of Iran. The US government has taken this ban so seriously that they have even added certain known Iranian Bitcoin...

Edward Snowden to Reveal How Social Media Spies on Users

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Whistleblower Edward Snowden is back, and he is about to share more of his deepest and darkest secrets in a new tell-all memoir. Snowden, a former CIA employee, has written a new book aptly entitled "Permanent Record." The former contractor with the National Security Agency (NSA) will apparently disclose how he managed to gather and leak top-secret documents that he swiped from the NSA in the...

You've Got to See What Edward Snowden Just Said About Bitcoin

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After saying last year that Bitcoin itself probably wouldn't exist in the long run, Edward Snowden appeared at the Bitcoin 2019 conference to discuss the ways that Bitcoin helps people in a world of increased surveillance. Snowden: I Bought Servers with BTC to Protect Privacy Snowden admitted that he had used the dominant cryptocurrency to pay for servers he then used to leak data years back...

Bitcoin Won't Last, But Crypto is Here to Stay: Edward Snowden

Exiled American whistleblower Edward Snowden has weighed in on the conversation surrounding bitcoin, stating that while the market lodestar will be eventually fade away, the use of cryptocurrencies will not end with bitcoin. Speaking in an interview with Ben Wizner, Director of the ACLU Speech, Privacy and Technology project, Snowden said that the belief which supports bitcoin acting as a global...

‘I Don’t Think Bitcoin Will Last Forever’: NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden

NSA whistleblower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden said that he believes Bitcoin will eventually be supplanted by another cryptocurrency that does not utilize a public ledger. Snowden, who made this statement earlier this month at a Blockstack event in Berlin, said that he believes Bitcoin’s chief drawback does not have to do with its ability to scale -- as many critics allege -- but rather...

The NSA Has Been Tracking Bitcoin Users, Snowden Papers Reveals

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Not to be mistaken for another Jason Bourne thriller, the Edward Snowden papers show a US government/bitcoin connection. The Intercept is reporting classified documents leaked by Snowden prove that the US National Security Agency (NSA) in fact was keeping tabs on bitcoin users globally, as evidenced by a report that's surfaced from March 2013. The timing is curious, with the ink barely dry on an...

Edward Snowden: Zcash Is ‘Most Interesting Bitcoin Alternative’

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden weighed in on anonymity-centric cryptocurrencies, calling Zcash the “most interesting bitcoin alternative.” Snowden, a former U.S. intelligence contractor who leaked National Security Agency (NSA) documents revealing that the agency had was spying on private citizens who were not the subject of active investigations, now serves as the president of the Freedom of...

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Would Consider Ross Ulbricht Pardon

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson has said that he would consider granting pardons to several high-profile convicts of hacking and computer-related crimes such as Ross Ulbricht, Edward Snowden, and Chelsea Manning. In 2015, Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht was convicted of drug, conspiracy, and hacking charges, which gained significant popularity as the first darknet for individuals...

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