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Snowden Asylum Request Officially Filed

Edward Snowden has filed for temporary asylum in Russia. A Russian lawyer has just confirmed the filing.

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Snowden Asylum Request Officially Filed

Edward Snowden is wanted on espionage charges in the United States. His next move to stay away from the US government is to stay in Russia. As announced earlier in a meeting with human rights organizations, Snowden has now officially filed an asylum request in Russia according to Reuters . He wants a temporary asylum for one year. After that he still plans to find asylum in Latin America.

So now the ball is in Russia's court. How will they proceed? Will they grant the asylum?

 

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Exodus Intelligence Details Zero-Day Vulnerabilities In Tails OS

Source: AppleSlashdot

Edward Snowden Attorney Wolfgang Kaleck Speaks To Foreign Journalists Association
New submitter I Ate A Candle (3762149) writes Tails OS, the Tor-reliant privacy-focused operating system made famous by Edward Snowden, contains a number of zero-day vulnerabilities that could be used to take control of the OS and execute code remotely. At least that's according to zero-day exploit seller Exodus Intelligence, which counts DARPA amongst its customer base. The company plans to tell the Tails team about the issues "in due time", said Aaron Portnoy, ...
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9/11 Commission Report A Decade Later: Threats Have Evolved, U.S. Hasn't

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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WASHINGTON -- The authors of the seminal 9/11 Commission report have produced a new study, a decade after the first, painting an often alarming picture of the country’s vulnerability to another terrorist attack. The report, released Tuesday, praises some federal actions for making the country ”better equipped to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks than in 2001.” The commission, led by Chairman Tom Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, points to the federaliza ...
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post   Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post 12 hours ago
 

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No RIF'd Employees Need Apply For Microsoft External Staff Jobs For 6 Months

Source: AppleSlashdot

Edward Snowden Attorney Wolfgang Kaleck Speaks To Foreign Journalists Association
theodp (442580) writes So, what does Microsoft do for an encore after laying off 18,000 employees with a hilariously bad memo? Issue another bad memo — Changes to Microsoft Network and Building Access for External Staff — "to introduce a new policy [retroactive to July 1] that will better protect our Microsoft IP and confidential information." How so? "The policy change affects [only] US-based external staff (including Agency Temporaries, Vendors and Business Guests)," ...
Source: AppleSlashdot   Full article at: AppleSlashdot 14 hours ago
 

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Snowden Wants To Create Anti-Surveillance Technologies

Source: WSB Radio

Edward Snowden Attorney Wolfgang Kaleck Speaks To Foreign Journalists Association
Edward Snowden spoke out this weekend, calling on hackers to develop anti-surveillance technologies to ...
Source: WSB Radio   Full article at: WSB Radio 15 hours ago
 

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Do Not Track is bolstered by EFF's Privacy Badger extension

Source: BetaNews

Edward Snowden Attorney Wolfgang Kaleck Speaks To Foreign Journalists Association
Online security and privacy are hotter topics than ever. Just this weekend, Edward Snowden made an appearance at the Hope X 2014 hacker event, and called for those in attendance to help make encryption tools easier to use. Another fierce advocate of online privacy is the EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation), and today the group released a beta version of Privacy Badger, a beautifully named extension for C ...
Source: BetaNews   Full article at: BetaNews 18 hours ago, 4:40pm CDT
 

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Snowden: Nude photos are NSA 'fringe...

Source: MSNBC

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The Guardian’s Spencer Ackerman talks to Alex Wagner about Edward Snowden’s claim that NSA personnel often shared sexually explicit photos that they ...
Source: MSNBC   Full article at: MSNBC 19 hours ago, 3:49pm CDT
 

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Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy,' cloud needs zero knowledge

Source: MacNN

Edward Snowden Attorney Wolfgang Kaleck Speaks To Foreign Journalists Association
In an interview with The Guardian last week, Edward Snowden made it clear that he opposed cloud companies that had access to user data. He specifically pointed out Dropbox as being "hostile to privacy" for a number of reasons, including a board appointment of an ex-government offi ...
Source: MacNN   Full article at: MacNN 22 hours ago, 1:11pm CDT
 

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Edward Snowden Asks For Help Fighting Surveillance

Source: WSB Radio

Edward Snowden Attorney Wolfgang Kaleck Speaks To Foreign Journalists Association
Edward Snowden has announced vague plans to create anti-surveillance software for ever ...
Source: WSB Radio   Full article at: WSB Radio 23 hours ago, 12:05pm CDT
 

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Snowden, Ellsberg ask hackers to help obscure whistleblower activity

Source: SC Magazine

Edward Snowden Attorney Wolfgang Kaleck Speaks To Foreign Journalists Association
At the HOPE X conference in New York, Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden discussed the importance of keeping government spying in ...
Source: SC Magazine   Full article at: SC Magazine 1 day ago, 11:38am CDT
 

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NSA workers intercept, share Americans’ nude photos: Snowden

Source: WPIX.com

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NEW YORK (PIX11) – If you’ve ever sent a naked photo of yourself to a significant other, there’s a chance more eyes than you bargained for have ogled at your image. That’s according to NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who recently alleged that workers at the intelligence agency often intercept sexually compromising material then share it among their colleagues. A transcript of his interview was published July 18 by The ...
Source: WPIX.com   Full article at: WPIX.com 1 day ago, 11:08am CDT
 

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Snowden Asylum Request is not Putin's Decision

 
Jul 16 2013, 8:56am CDT

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Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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