Edward Snowden


  • Clemency for Snowden?  Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    Should Edward Snowden be given a plea bargain? The New York Times is calling for clemency for the former NSA contractor, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • No measurable impact from Snowden: Booz Allen CEO  Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    Ralph Shrader, Booz Allen Hamilton CEO, discusses former employee Edward Snowden and the impact the negative press had on its business. Shrader also weighs in on the challenges of potential defense cuts.

  • Proposing vast array of privacy reform: Rep. Schiff  Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 10:53 AM ET

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) provides insight on his advocacy for privacy amid efforts in national security.

  • Tech CEOs & Pres. Obama talk NSA  Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 4:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports top technology executives met with President Obama at the White House today to discuss the relationship between the U.S. tech and intelligence communities.

  • Tech CEOs make case for transparency  Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 2:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the conversation between President Obama and top tech executives today at the White House.

  • Tech CEOs depart White House  Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the White House meeting between technology CEOs and President Obama has finished.

  • White House access battle  Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the ongoing conflict between the administration and photojournalists.

  • Top tech CEOs to meet with Obama  Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 10:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports some of the biggest names in technology will be meeting with President Obama at the White House to discuss NSA spying and Healthcare.gov issues.

  • Judge: NSA program is likely unlawful Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 4:39 PM ET
    National Security Agency building in Fort Meade, Md.

    A federal judge says the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches.

  • The Snowden effect?  Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 4:41 PM ET

    Did Edward Snowden's leaks cause a drop in demand for U.S. technology? Are U.S. companies struggling abroad because of concerns about their relationship with the NSA? CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • UK spy chiefs emerge from shadows, blast Snowden Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 1:49 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    "It's clear that our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee, al-Qaeda is lapping it up,'' says the chief of Britain's MI6.

  • CIA said to pay AT&T for phone data Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    AT&T is getting more than $10 million a year to assist the CIA with overseas counterterrorism investigations, The NYT reports.

  • Brand America has been damaged: WPP CEO Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 1:51 AM ET

    Advertising group's CEO believes the reputation of the US has been damaged by spying scandals and extreme politics.

  • NSA 'delayed' anti-leak software at Snowden's base Saturday, 19 Oct 2013 | 7:47 AM ET
    Edward Snowden

    The U.S. National Security Agency failed to install the most up-to-date anti-leak software before Edward Snowden went to work there, officials said.

  • Putin, Obama to meet at G-20 despite Snowden flap Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 6:04 PM ET

    President Barack Obama will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin next week during the G-20 summit in St. Petersburg, White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Monday.

  • Watch out: You're being recognized by face scans Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 12:46 PM ET
    Facial recognition grid

    The U.S. is making gains on developing a surveillance system to identify people in crowds. The NYT reports.

  • Manning gets 35 years for WikiLeaks documents leak Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
    Manning arrives at a military court Wednesday to hear his sentence.

    Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks.

  • Obama shifts on surveillance policy  Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Steve Handelsman reports on President Obama's new steps to ensuring transparency of the surveillance program; and Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, Huffington Post; Jim McLaughlin, McLaughlin & Associates; and Avik Roy, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, weigh in.

  • President Obama's Q&A  Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    President Obama answers questions after holding a news conference. In regards to issues with Russia, he says "I do not think it is appropriate to boycott the Olympics." He "hopes Russia will recognize the importance of working together."

  • State of U.S.-Russia relations  Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 7:10 AM ET

    Jeffrey Mankoff, Council on Foreign Relations, says that even though President Obama has canceled a meeting with Putin, the relationship still goes on between the two countries. The relationship will be defined by issues, he says.