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Adolfo Lorenzo 2016-09-16
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Ken Kutaragi, father of the PlayStation, also cited The Matrix as an inspiration for the PlayStation 2 video game console.Science fiction, video games, and real-world technology have always been intertwined in a way that I find to be fascinating.

It is why I spend a lot of my time looking at all three of those things see my list of the top 25 tech movies of all time , and I believe that lot of geeks do as well.

The hero of the game, Adam Jensen, tries to stop terrorists who are launching attacks that seek to scapegoat augmented humans.The developers and writers of the game drew inspiration from the real world, but they ve also inspired real-world technologists.

It s a good time to be fantasy and what is reality, says one speaker in an extraordinary documentary, Human by Design, inspired in part by the themes and ethical questions of Deux Ex.Call of Duty: Black Ops III, the blockbuster video game of 2015, also riffed on the theme of augmenting soldiers and their service in the name of private military corporations in the future.And Deus Ex: Mankind Divided developer Eidos Montreal is working with Open Bionics, which has created a 3D-printable version bionic arm modeled after Adam Jensen s prosthetic limb.

This kind of technology, inspired by the science fiction story of a video game, could help real people and also bring about that larger discussion about the ethics and philosophy behind our augmented future.The Razer Stargazer camera and motion tracking technology will help to bring this bionic arm initiative to a virtual setting, allowing people to digitally try on the arm at events.

We did an investment in Open Bionics, said Min-Liang Tan, CEO of Razer, in an interview with me.

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Joel Schroeder 2019-08-01
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“Like him or not, his is an incredible American story”

Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden has written a memoir that will be published September 17 by Macmillan Publishers.

The whistleblower leaked thousands of classified documents to journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and Ewen MacAskill in 2013.

He now lives in Russia and is president of the San Francisco-based Freedom of the Press Foundation.

We're proud to announce that we will be publishing Permanent Record, in which Edward @Snowden will tell his story for the first time.

Macmillan said: “In 2013, Edward Snowden, a former CIA agent and NSA contractor, shocked the world when he broke with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the U.S. government was secretly pursuing the means to collect every phone call, text message, and email ever sent.

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James Taylor 2016-09-19
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As Barack Obama s second term comes to an end, an increasingly loud chorus of voices are calling for a dramatic final presidential act: the pardoning of Edward Snowden.

As I ve argued before, Snowden deserves a medal.

They ll probably point to the House Intelligence Committee report on Snowden, turning a wilfully blind eye to what Barton Gellman calls its aggressive dishonesty.

But whether you revere or despise Edward Snowden as a person, the cold hard fact is that America is a far better place because of Edward Snowden s so-called treason — even if it was illegal.

A certain apoplectic subset of the intellectual lazy seem unable to cope with the notion that an action can be simultaneously against well-intended laws and good — and yet, this is so, and the Snowden revelations act as a superb object example.

Let s perform a results-oriented analysis, shall we?

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Raymond Maxwell 2020-09-02
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Edward Snowden, who revealed the program in 2013, says he feels vindicated.
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Ruth Johnson 2020-09-09
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Alexander ran the agency when Edward Snowden leaked documents revealing the depth of its surveillance programs.
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Steven Kopicko 2016-07-15
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Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden poses for a photo during an interview in an undisclosed location in December 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

In the race towards the White House, there's one US presidential election candidate that wants to "welcome home Edward Snowden" as soon as possible – and it's definitely not Hillary Clinton.

Green Party candidate Jill Stein, while answering questions during an hour-long video recording on Facebook Live, took a vastly different approach to other political figureheads and called for exiled whistleblower Edward Snowden to be fully pardoned.

"I have called for pardoning Snowden," Stein said.

"Not only pardoning him, but, welcoming him home as a hero, because he has done an incredible service to our country at great cost to himself for having to live away from his family, his friends, his job, his network, to basically live as an expatriate.

"What he has done is revealed the violations, of our constitutional rights, that were taking place and that still are taking place.

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Michael Fewell 2016-05-30
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Users themselves must turn on encryption.

A "dangerous" and "unsafe" design, according to the whistle-blower.

Besides unbroken encryption works much like the corresponding feature in the Chrome browser: all messages are deleted when you close the conversation.

- Edward Snowden @Snowden May 27, 2016

Edward Snowden is far from the only one who questions the decision.

Google makes even some criticism from within his own ranks.

Thai Doung, a security consultant who worked with the app, saw the decision in a blog post.

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Wayne Strickland 2017-01-17
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Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army soldier who was convicted under the Espionage Act for her Wikileaks disclosures, will be released from prison on May 17 this year, the New York Times and AP reports.Manning s sentence otherwise stretched to 2045, had Obama not commuted the majority of it in his final days as President.The White House boasted today that Obama has now granted more commutations than any president in this nation s history.

The Obama administration, however, has set records for its use of the Espionage Act.Obama has not offered clemency to Edward Snowden, who was also convicted under the Espionage Act.

Last week, human rights groups presented the White House with a petition to pardon Snowden signed by 1 million people.

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John Johannes 2020-09-10
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Edward Snowden said Keith Alexander was, "personally responsible for the unlawful mass surveillance programs that caused a global scandal."
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Rex Canale 2016-09-13
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Your browser does not support HTML5 videoPlayPausePlayPauseMute0%00:00 / 00:00FullscreenSmallscreen Close Embed Feed Pre-premiere of new Edward Snowden documentary screened in Moscow IBTimes UK

As anticipation about the upcoming release of the Edward Snowden movie biopic mounts, WikiLeaks' editor and legal researcher Sarah Harrison has denounced any speculation that the former NSA analyst Edward Snowden is an agent of the Russian state.

Harrison, who personally accompanied Snowden as he travelled out of Hong Kong and towards asylum in Latin America, gave an interview to Russian state media channel RT where she discussed the movie, the role of WikiLeaks and global mass surveillance.

When asked if there was any merit to the claims of former chair of the US House Intelligence Community and current NSA director Mike Rogers – who in 2014 claimed Snowden's escape was likely aided by the Kremlin – Harrison bluntly stated: "No, absolutely not."

"He would dearly love to go home if he could face a fair trial – unfortunately that's not the case.

But he certainly is not a Russian agent.

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Dorothy Chiaramonte 2016-09-15
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The House Intelligence Committee said he's a criminal, not a whistleblower

Edward Snowden speaks via video link to the SXSW conference on March 10, 2014.

U.S. lawmakers are trying to stifle any hope that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden will receive a pardon.

On Thursday, the House intelligence committee sent a letter to President Obama urging him to treat Snowden as a criminal.

The campaign, supported by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and celebrities including actor Daniel Radcliffe, argues that Snowden sparked an important debate about government mass surveillance.

It is clear that America s democracy has benefited from Snowden s actions, activists said in an open letter from the group PardonSnowden.org.

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Joel Schroeder 2016-11-03
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Edward Snowden is ready for your questions

Book the day off work and come hang out with Gizmodo and the Real Future team at their annual Real Future Fair in Oakland, CA.

The event is on November 15th, and our cherished blogger and Paleofuture founder Matt Novak will be speaking, along with Real Future editor Kashmir Hill, Alexis Madrigal, and special guest Edward Snowden.

I ll be there, eager to hear all of the constructive criticism you leave about Gizmodo in the comments, but aloud and to my face.

I am told there will be an endless supply of coffee as well, along with a nifty VR experience and a movie screening.

Buy your tickets and read more about the day-long event here.

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Ronald Evans 2016-07-22
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The second proper trailer for Oliver Stone s upcoming biopic on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden debuted at Comic-Con in San Diego on Thursday.

The two-and-a-half minute clip provides a deeper glimpse into the chaotic world of the man that changed the way we view privacy.

Sure, it sensationalizes the truth a bit but what movie based on a true story doesn t?

Snowden stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden and Shailene Woodley as his girlfriend Lindsay Mills.

Look for it to land in theaters September 16.

Found is a TechSpot feature where we share clever, funny or otherwise interesting stuff from around the web.

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Tom Brown 2017-05-15
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Microsoft's general counsel Brad Smith designates the attack as an "alarm clock".

In a blog post he observes that Wannacry is a part of the vulnerabilities previously stolen from the NSA.

To Microsoft in this way go out and confirm this is a very unusual type visselblåsaren Edward Snowden in a tweets.

Extraordinary: Microsoft officially confirms @NSAGov developed the flaw that brought down hospitals this weekend.

— Edward Snowden (@Russia) May 14, 2017

And Brad Smith is not content to just establish that Wannacry use of tools from the NSA, but also calls on governments to "consider how hamstrandet of these vulnerabilities, and how they can be exploited, hurt ordinary people'.

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Brian Plymel 2016-07-29
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Whistle blower WikiLeaks wants better view of what information is released.

On Thursday criticized the former whistle-blower Edward Snowden WikiLeaks to release information without the review and go through it.

The democratization of information has never been more important and @Wikileaks have helped there.

But their hostility toward making the smallest briefing and kuratering of being released is a mistake, wrote Edward Snowden in a tweet.

WikiLeaks responded when Snowden to Oppurtunism will not give you the grace of Clinton and the cure is not to censor the incumbent party's cash flow.

Wikileaks defended himself on to the organization does not deal with the probative value of the important historical archive.

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Julie Romero 2016-07-22
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Image copyright Edward Snowden Andrew Huang Image caption Making a 'field ready' version of the case will take about a year, said Mr Snowden

A smartphone case that tells its owner when their phone has been hacked is being designed by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

The case would monitor components inside the phone to spot when it is sending data unexpectedly.

It is aimed at activists, aid workers and journalists who need to conceal their whereabouts.

So far, only plans for an iPhone 6 case have been drawn up but sleeves for other phones could follow.

Smartphones are the "perfect tracking device," wrote Mr Snowden and collaborator Andrew Huang in a blogpost explaining their ideas.

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Adolfo Lorenzo 2016-09-16
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Ken Kutaragi, father of the PlayStation, also cited The Matrix as an inspiration for the PlayStation 2 video game console.Science fiction, video games, and real-world technology have always been intertwined in a way that I find to be fascinating.

It is why I spend a lot of my time looking at all three of those things see my list of the top 25 tech movies of all time , and I believe that lot of geeks do as well.

The hero of the game, Adam Jensen, tries to stop terrorists who are launching attacks that seek to scapegoat augmented humans.The developers and writers of the game drew inspiration from the real world, but they ve also inspired real-world technologists.

It s a good time to be fantasy and what is reality, says one speaker in an extraordinary documentary, Human by Design, inspired in part by the themes and ethical questions of Deux Ex.Call of Duty: Black Ops III, the blockbuster video game of 2015, also riffed on the theme of augmenting soldiers and their service in the name of private military corporations in the future.And Deus Ex: Mankind Divided developer Eidos Montreal is working with Open Bionics, which has created a 3D-printable version bionic arm modeled after Adam Jensen s prosthetic limb.

This kind of technology, inspired by the science fiction story of a video game, could help real people and also bring about that larger discussion about the ethics and philosophy behind our augmented future.The Razer Stargazer camera and motion tracking technology will help to bring this bionic arm initiative to a virtual setting, allowing people to digitally try on the arm at events.

We did an investment in Open Bionics, said Min-Liang Tan, CEO of Razer, in an interview with me.

James Taylor 2016-09-19
img

As Barack Obama s second term comes to an end, an increasingly loud chorus of voices are calling for a dramatic final presidential act: the pardoning of Edward Snowden.

As I ve argued before, Snowden deserves a medal.

They ll probably point to the House Intelligence Committee report on Snowden, turning a wilfully blind eye to what Barton Gellman calls its aggressive dishonesty.

But whether you revere or despise Edward Snowden as a person, the cold hard fact is that America is a far better place because of Edward Snowden s so-called treason — even if it was illegal.

A certain apoplectic subset of the intellectual lazy seem unable to cope with the notion that an action can be simultaneously against well-intended laws and good — and yet, this is so, and the Snowden revelations act as a superb object example.

Let s perform a results-oriented analysis, shall we?

Ruth Johnson 2020-09-09
img
Alexander ran the agency when Edward Snowden leaked documents revealing the depth of its surveillance programs.
Michael Fewell 2016-05-30
img

Users themselves must turn on encryption.

A "dangerous" and "unsafe" design, according to the whistle-blower.

Besides unbroken encryption works much like the corresponding feature in the Chrome browser: all messages are deleted when you close the conversation.

- Edward Snowden @Snowden May 27, 2016

Edward Snowden is far from the only one who questions the decision.

Google makes even some criticism from within his own ranks.

Thai Doung, a security consultant who worked with the app, saw the decision in a blog post.

John Johannes 2020-09-10
img
Edward Snowden said Keith Alexander was, "personally responsible for the unlawful mass surveillance programs that caused a global scandal."
Dorothy Chiaramonte 2016-09-15
img

The House Intelligence Committee said he's a criminal, not a whistleblower

Edward Snowden speaks via video link to the SXSW conference on March 10, 2014.

U.S. lawmakers are trying to stifle any hope that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden will receive a pardon.

On Thursday, the House intelligence committee sent a letter to President Obama urging him to treat Snowden as a criminal.

The campaign, supported by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and celebrities including actor Daniel Radcliffe, argues that Snowden sparked an important debate about government mass surveillance.

It is clear that America s democracy has benefited from Snowden s actions, activists said in an open letter from the group PardonSnowden.org.

Ronald Evans 2016-07-22
img

The second proper trailer for Oliver Stone s upcoming biopic on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden debuted at Comic-Con in San Diego on Thursday.

The two-and-a-half minute clip provides a deeper glimpse into the chaotic world of the man that changed the way we view privacy.

Sure, it sensationalizes the truth a bit but what movie based on a true story doesn t?

Snowden stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden and Shailene Woodley as his girlfriend Lindsay Mills.

Look for it to land in theaters September 16.

Found is a TechSpot feature where we share clever, funny or otherwise interesting stuff from around the web.

Brian Plymel 2016-07-29
img

Whistle blower WikiLeaks wants better view of what information is released.

On Thursday criticized the former whistle-blower Edward Snowden WikiLeaks to release information without the review and go through it.

The democratization of information has never been more important and @Wikileaks have helped there.

But their hostility toward making the smallest briefing and kuratering of being released is a mistake, wrote Edward Snowden in a tweet.

WikiLeaks responded when Snowden to Oppurtunism will not give you the grace of Clinton and the cure is not to censor the incumbent party's cash flow.

Wikileaks defended himself on to the organization does not deal with the probative value of the important historical archive.

Joel Schroeder 2019-08-01
img

“Like him or not, his is an incredible American story”

Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden has written a memoir that will be published September 17 by Macmillan Publishers.

The whistleblower leaked thousands of classified documents to journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and Ewen MacAskill in 2013.

He now lives in Russia and is president of the San Francisco-based Freedom of the Press Foundation.

We're proud to announce that we will be publishing Permanent Record, in which Edward @Snowden will tell his story for the first time.

Macmillan said: “In 2013, Edward Snowden, a former CIA agent and NSA contractor, shocked the world when he broke with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the U.S. government was secretly pursuing the means to collect every phone call, text message, and email ever sent.

Raymond Maxwell 2020-09-02
img
Edward Snowden, who revealed the program in 2013, says he feels vindicated.
Steven Kopicko 2016-07-15
img

Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden poses for a photo during an interview in an undisclosed location in December 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

In the race towards the White House, there's one US presidential election candidate that wants to "welcome home Edward Snowden" as soon as possible – and it's definitely not Hillary Clinton.

Green Party candidate Jill Stein, while answering questions during an hour-long video recording on Facebook Live, took a vastly different approach to other political figureheads and called for exiled whistleblower Edward Snowden to be fully pardoned.

"I have called for pardoning Snowden," Stein said.

"Not only pardoning him, but, welcoming him home as a hero, because he has done an incredible service to our country at great cost to himself for having to live away from his family, his friends, his job, his network, to basically live as an expatriate.

"What he has done is revealed the violations, of our constitutional rights, that were taking place and that still are taking place.

Wayne Strickland 2017-01-17
img

Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army soldier who was convicted under the Espionage Act for her Wikileaks disclosures, will be released from prison on May 17 this year, the New York Times and AP reports.Manning s sentence otherwise stretched to 2045, had Obama not commuted the majority of it in his final days as President.The White House boasted today that Obama has now granted more commutations than any president in this nation s history.

The Obama administration, however, has set records for its use of the Espionage Act.Obama has not offered clemency to Edward Snowden, who was also convicted under the Espionage Act.

Last week, human rights groups presented the White House with a petition to pardon Snowden signed by 1 million people.

Rex Canale 2016-09-13
img

Your browser does not support HTML5 videoPlayPausePlayPauseMute0%00:00 / 00:00FullscreenSmallscreen Close Embed Feed Pre-premiere of new Edward Snowden documentary screened in Moscow IBTimes UK

As anticipation about the upcoming release of the Edward Snowden movie biopic mounts, WikiLeaks' editor and legal researcher Sarah Harrison has denounced any speculation that the former NSA analyst Edward Snowden is an agent of the Russian state.

Harrison, who personally accompanied Snowden as he travelled out of Hong Kong and towards asylum in Latin America, gave an interview to Russian state media channel RT where she discussed the movie, the role of WikiLeaks and global mass surveillance.

When asked if there was any merit to the claims of former chair of the US House Intelligence Community and current NSA director Mike Rogers – who in 2014 claimed Snowden's escape was likely aided by the Kremlin – Harrison bluntly stated: "No, absolutely not."

"He would dearly love to go home if he could face a fair trial – unfortunately that's not the case.

But he certainly is not a Russian agent.

Joel Schroeder 2016-11-03
img

Edward Snowden is ready for your questions

Book the day off work and come hang out with Gizmodo and the Real Future team at their annual Real Future Fair in Oakland, CA.

The event is on November 15th, and our cherished blogger and Paleofuture founder Matt Novak will be speaking, along with Real Future editor Kashmir Hill, Alexis Madrigal, and special guest Edward Snowden.

I ll be there, eager to hear all of the constructive criticism you leave about Gizmodo in the comments, but aloud and to my face.

I am told there will be an endless supply of coffee as well, along with a nifty VR experience and a movie screening.

Buy your tickets and read more about the day-long event here.

Tom Brown 2017-05-15
img

Microsoft's general counsel Brad Smith designates the attack as an "alarm clock".

In a blog post he observes that Wannacry is a part of the vulnerabilities previously stolen from the NSA.

To Microsoft in this way go out and confirm this is a very unusual type visselblåsaren Edward Snowden in a tweets.

Extraordinary: Microsoft officially confirms @NSAGov developed the flaw that brought down hospitals this weekend.

— Edward Snowden (@Russia) May 14, 2017

And Brad Smith is not content to just establish that Wannacry use of tools from the NSA, but also calls on governments to "consider how hamstrandet of these vulnerabilities, and how they can be exploited, hurt ordinary people'.

Julie Romero 2016-07-22
img

Image copyright Edward Snowden Andrew Huang Image caption Making a 'field ready' version of the case will take about a year, said Mr Snowden

A smartphone case that tells its owner when their phone has been hacked is being designed by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

The case would monitor components inside the phone to spot when it is sending data unexpectedly.

It is aimed at activists, aid workers and journalists who need to conceal their whereabouts.

So far, only plans for an iPhone 6 case have been drawn up but sleeves for other phones could follow.

Smartphones are the "perfect tracking device," wrote Mr Snowden and collaborator Andrew Huang in a blogpost explaining their ideas.