Tag: edward snowden

May 29 2021

Edward Snowden: $6 Trillion Stimulus? Good For Bitcoin

The infamous whistleblower and privacy activist Edward Snowden commented on bitcoin on Friday, after the Biden administration said this week it was shooting for 6 trillion dollars in stimulus proposals. Snowden Sees Stimulus Has A Good Boost For Biitcoin Edward Snowden, a 37-year-old former computer intelligence consultant for the National Security Agency (NSA) and contractor for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), has remarked...

Apr 19 2021

Edward Snowden Sells NFT For Over $5 Million

Apr 19 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  edward snowden nfts privacy

Edward Snowden, the most famous American whistleblower in recent times, launched an auction for an NFT artwork titled “Stay Free” which sold for more than $5.4 million. The artwork shows an image of Snowden’screated using a combination of the documents resulting from the court’s ruling against the National Security Agency’s (NSA) mass surveillance case. The [...] The post Edward Snowden Sells NFT For...

Jan 20 2021

Trump Pardons Ripple Board Member Ken Kurson; Ulbricht, Snowden Not on List

Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht was not among the 143 individuals to receive clemency from the President, despite reports he was being considered.

Oct 02 2020

Political Prosecution Of Julian Assange Calls For Nonviolent Cryptographic Defense

On October 1, 2020, WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange’s extradition hearing at the Old Bailey in London came to an end. What unfolded during 18 days of hearings was a Kafkaesque show-trial of a free press, where Assange was placed behind a glass case, unable to have access to his lawyers. This is a war against journalism, and an empire’s assaults on the rights...

Sep 30 2020

As A Privacy Pioneer, Edward Snowden Left A Trail For Bitcoin

This article originally appeared in our Down The Rabbit Hole newsletter. If you want our news and analysis straight to your inbox, make sure you subscribe now! “Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson The key feature of Bitcoin is that it is free from control...

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