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I used to work for the government. Now I work for the public. President at @FreedomofPress.

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@DJstraylight Do you mean to tell me Washington is more than a box for containing Seattle? Jokes aside, thanks for… https://t.co/YFkiIjjUo0 @Snowden btw, Bellingham is two hours north of Seattle.
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenA Seattle hospital just fired a 17-year ER doctor for exposing its refusal to implement crucial nCoV safety measure… https://t.co/HNB2MsBoOo
3/28
2020
If passed, this bill could fulfill a long-standing dream of U.S. law enforcement: the end of private, encrypted mes… https://t.co/fl0njwpP1m
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenThe EARN IT bill doesn't have the word "encryption" in it—but it will give @TheJusticeDept the opportunity to ban e… https://t.co/mKgrtNzwU5
Retweeted by Edward Snowden @Snowden If EARN IT passes, the government could coerce platforms to scan every online message. Tell Congress to st… https://t.co/TU2TNqVgA8
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenThis is the first time in a while I've felt like buying bitcoin. That drop was too much panic and too little reason.While @xyChelsea Manning’s release is vastly long overdue and most welcome, the framing and timing of the decision… https://t.co/lvSBL0BlH9
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenThe government cast Manning into a dungeon for resisting a scheme to make publishers of news subject to the Espiona… https://t.co/aLycpH6GR0
3/13
2020
The House will vote this afternoon on a bill that would, among other things, kill the NSA's scaled down U.S. call m… https://t.co/FcUDrJk8Bq
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenLeading cryptography expert @matthew_d_green analyzed the EARN IT Act in-depth here. It's a clear and present dange… https://t.co/0Nxg2Miqgo
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenMake sure you're washing your hands for a full Gurfein https://t.co/8PW8QtySGg
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenSocial distancing is underrated.Coming soon! Whistleblowing Nation. Outstanding collection ed. by @hannahgurman & Kaeten Mistry. Discount code on t… https://t.co/ft4tYqJwSb
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenRemember, the EARN IT act is only the latest attack in the government's very long war on encryption. Switzerland's… https://t.co/dq9UnCMiPfThe government is attempting to exploit anger at tech companies to pass a law that intentionally undermines digital… https://t.co/CsdBg6j4BQA big position just opened up at @EFF, one of the world's most important digital rights organizations. Everyone on… https://t.co/RAUlomnb4E
3/11
2020
If you're a reporter and following the Assange Espionage Act extradition case--and you should be, since it's possib… https://t.co/TvfO1uocEjImportant new report on the NSA program that gathered on the order of a trillion US phone records. https://t.co/5frRQoeTOO
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenBIG: Presidential hopefuls should be asked their position on the costly failure of the NSA's unconstitutional mass… https://t.co/IYMhnxUCsSShutting down costly, intrusive, and ineffective surveillance programs makes sense. Would make even more sense not… https://t.co/jeH0TzYaaf
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenThrough FOIA, @knightcolumbia and @ACLU have obtained thousands of documents relating to the government’s sweeping… https://t.co/gNtiDuU0UX
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenYes, it's great that NSA finally acknowledges the Section 215 call records program was a massive waste of time & mo… https://t.co/sa1g2ubvZm
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2/25
2020
The press freedom implications of the Assange case are profound. Today in court the prosecution agreed that newspap… https://t.co/A32t4LOeKf
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenI know it is a slow news days with nothing at all happening in the world, but this is a very important story: https://t.co/IDOOdXxXfK @rebecca_vincent @cmihr @pierrehaski @PaulMoreiraPLTV @ggreenwald @yanisvaroufakis @Snowden @realDonaldTrump The US… https://t.co/mmK6ZYXzkd
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenTHREAD I attended the first hearing of the #AssangeTrial today. There is an incredible paradox and even a non-sense… https://t.co/10BCpW1UzS
Retweeted by Edward Snowden @rebecca_vincent @cmihr @pierrehaski @PaulMoreiraPLTV @ggreenwald @yanisvaroufakis @Snowden @realDonaldTrump We kne… https://t.co/FzZAmMecj6
Retweeted by Edward Snowden @rebecca_vincent @cmihr @pierrehaski @PaulMoreiraPLTV @ggreenwald @yanisvaroufakis @Snowden In #AssangeTrial, can t… https://t.co/Ha03Zg6cR1
Retweeted by Edward Snowden.@Snowden zu #Assange: Auch wenn er vielen nicht sympathisch erscheine, "wir müssen die Freiheit des Journalismus g… https://t.co/jZkaE3UIF7
Retweeted by Edward Snowden
2/24
2020
Super-leaker Snowden punts free PDF* of tell-all NSA book with censored Chinese parts restored, underlined https://t.co/lfQUaysx7m
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenGee, maybe back doors for law enforcement aren’t a good idea. https://t.co/jpEiMKCjLy
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2/12
2020
@Snowden https://t.co/3VsG3aqwbc
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenReporters following up on this story should look at the burning question @WashingtonPost inexplicably failed to rai… https://t.co/w7LZ56Uwe3Dangerous by design: How the CIA and German BND conspired to sabotage the communications of allies and adversaries… https://t.co/u35AnqO09XIf there's one book you read this year make it Permanent Record by @Snowden
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenSe rappeler les propos de @Snowden sur @RTSinfo concernant l'emprise des services américains en Suisse, alors que s… https://t.co/z7a4bEpuWE
Retweeted by Edward Snowden#Rubikon #CrytoLeaks ist zeigt nach @Snowden #NSAUA und #Echolon , wie hart und oft fragwürdig die Auseinandersetzu… https://t.co/3brhWaGkXv
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2/11
2020
“Human rights have not been in a crisis like this since the end of the Second World War,” says Manfred Nowak, the f… https://t.co/LI0takOOQY
Retweeted by Edward Snowden中文读者和翻译联手、协助将我的第一本书《永久记录》之中经审查被删除的章节还原,现在我们将中文完整版免费提供全世界读者,请下载并分享。https://t.co/7f6djtUYW7 https://t.co/URD5X4V4BN
Retweeted by Edward Snowden @Snowden "The Nazi Germany census of 1933 took a similar statistical project but with assistance of computer techno… https://t.co/LdxebFlDZc
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenOrdinary Chinese readers and translators united to help @Snowden remove all censorship from the mainland edition of… https://t.co/mOedwKZDLV
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenThis excerpt from Permanent Record ny @Snowden "The only 2 countries I knew had previously practised mass surveilla… https://t.co/hBcKyeqbRe
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenThis database, which traces the locations of millions of people who had no say in the matter, would not exist in an… https://t.co/uIOjv2fdHM
Retweeted by Edward Snowden @Snowden 我以图片的形式转载了你的推文到某个中国的社交媒体上,在三秒之后这个图片消失了。
Retweeted by Edward Snowden中文读者和翻译联手、协助将我的第一本书《永久记录》之中经审查被删除的章节还原,现在我们将中文完整版免费提供全世界读者,请下载并分享。https://t.co/7f6djtUYW7 https://t.co/URD5X4V4BNShare! The book that is. :) https://t.co/cw6m3Zh7Zo
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenThis project owes a special thanks to @brokep, who knows a little something about filesharing. Please help us sprea… https://t.co/lsvam52QF4普通的中文读者和翻译员团结起来,帮助我从第一本书《永久记录》的大陆版中删除了所有的审查制度。 现在,我们将其免费提供给全世界。 请下载并在任何地方共享。https://t.co/7f6djtUYW7 https://t.co/URD5X4V4BNFree download link for the uncensored version @Snowden’s Permanent Record in Chinese here. 爱德华·斯诺登《永久记录》… https://t.co/nyGCtiRl8q
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenOrdinary Chinese readers and translators united to help me remove all censorship from the mainland edition of my fi… https://t.co/Ggbl0OTNbn
2/10
2020
“Human rights have not been in a crisis like this since the end of the Second World War,” says Manfred Nowak, the f… https://t.co/LI0takOOQYEdward Snowden’s Warning Cry by @asiasentinel https://t.co/J4vwvbklvX
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2/9
2020
Democracy depends on factual consensus, which requires access to information--especially the sort some would rather… https://t.co/U6cdO47uyI
2/8
2020
Any time the US Government collects mass surveillance data about citizens, it's dangerous and threatening, particul… https://t.co/lHQSwTt8dN
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenTell me again about "proper channels." https://t.co/UWAKEWtont
2/7
2020
If you read one thing this month about surveillance and privacy, I recommend this from @schneierblog: https://t.co/8JxLD3GnDJ
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenAfter the Snowden disclosures, Congress reined in an invasive surveillance program. Now it needs to finish the job. https://t.co/3f3tq54Bbf
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenWhile ostensibly sold to thwart terrorism, commercial spyware is habitually abused and used to target journalists.… https://t.co/11sFL7YHlP
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenYou’re finally mine, @Snowden. I was #45 on the @SDPublicLibrary holds list the month it landed. https://t.co/ip4nW96q5g
Retweeted by Edward Snowden
2/1
2020
The charges against @ggreenwald are an attempt to punish a reporter who exposed government misconduct, basically tr… https://t.co/lf8vWF0KfC
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenI got a weird SMS. I didn't click. Researchers concluded it was a hacking attempt with Israeli software by hackers… https://t.co/zkN0x6J7Lk
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenThis is the most important report you will read today. https://t.co/Gejco8EmKxThis looks like the first confirmed case of digital weapons made by Israel's NSO group being used against a major U… https://t.co/PIVw7FnYQ0“The FBI is the only organization on Earth complaining that computer security is too good” -@mattblaze just now at #enigma2020
Retweeted by Edward Snowden“El periodismo más esencial de todas las épocas es precisamente el que un gobierno intenta silenciar”, escribe Edwa… https://t.co/9ihTtxlYaU
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1/28
2020
Over 40 international press freedom and civil liberties groups join together to strongly condemn Brazil's outrageou… https://t.co/YSxBBK2NnF
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenNSO’s Pegasus spyware tool is cited as the most likely culprit in the Bezos hacking. #SaudiArabia is believed to h… https://t.co/6MmXweoeBp
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenMucho más amena de lo que esperaba la biografía de ⁦@Snowden⁩ . Libro interesante sobre su vida, y la de toda una g… https://t.co/CotJVIWLom
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenStarting a new read today: “Permanent Record” - @Snowden As someone who selectively sifts through @joerogan’s podc… https://t.co/OZoB0sj53G
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenWhy are people so afraid of ⁦@ggreenwald⁩? Robert Wright’s essay changed my mind and I hope it changes yours. https://t.co/iRy95EcP0k
Retweeted by Edward Snowden @adamkokesh @LPNational Did you read the article? It's not my quote.We just released our 2019 Impact Report, outlining the work we’ve accomplished in the past year, an overview of our… https://t.co/m0u41UfOjj
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenGood for Bernie -- not a good look from the other campaigns. This is an outrageous assault on press freedom & one t… https://t.co/Vij6IcbJ6A
Retweeted by Edward Snowden @Snowden I wrote a similar stance for @HuffPost in 2016 as well: https://t.co/5pHy0sgM6H
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenTwo op-eds on press freedom—one by James Risen in the NYT, the other by @Snowden in WaPo—that should be read in tan… https://t.co/V1MnMpmUS5
Retweeted by Edward Snowden @nrcamp On Twitter? I don't believe it. @distrumption @PostOpinions You're partly correct. I obviously agree that Obama was an opponent of press freedoms (… https://t.co/a3dQKQUszQ"No other candidate specifically aims to make the United States more closely resemble a freer country." Provocative… https://t.co/GG2vn9OHfEThe most essential journalism of every era is precisely that which a government attempts to silence. https://t.co/SC9A9sqETv[#ÉditionSpéciale] Lanceurs d’alerte : la vérité persécutée 👉 https://t.co/xunhXIwtxa #Assange #Greenwaldhttps://t.co/3CZZ7Sievc
Retweeted by Edward Snowden“The most essential journalism of every era is precisely that which a government attempts to silence,” writes… https://t.co/uffm0w2VIm
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenDans cette tribune pour le New York Times, le journaliste d’investigation James Risen sonne l’alarme : les procès à… https://t.co/9eYidDNA2Y
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenTrump has created a global playbook to attack those revealing uncomfortable truths, @Snowden writes in an op-ed. https://t.co/aF4ufC9ssl
Retweeted by Edward Snowden
1/27
2020
Here's a reminder why the attacks on Assange (and now @ggreenwald) are a wake up call to all investigative journali… https://t.co/ci4unWCO3e
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenSupport @ggreenwald and support press freedom around the world. And read why his and @TheInterceptBr's investigatio… https://t.co/q80IXM53fh
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenNo qualifiers whatsoever. @ggreenwald deserves solidarity from every single journalist and press freedom group, as… https://t.co/63kf2CFZQQ
Retweeted by Edward Snowdenunequivocal unqualified support for @ggreenwald right now. and keep track too where it is withheld and who by - som… https://t.co/bJLZDYO5ga
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenNote from Glenn Greenwald about the grave attack on a free press by the Bolsonaro government — in obvious retaliati… https://t.co/OVU0t4pJS9
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenÉ absurda a inserção do JORNALISTA @ggreenwald no rol de acusados de hackear autoridades. Em trecho algum do diálog… https://t.co/vnbn3Dzi7z
Retweeted by Edward Snowden.@ggreenwald, a strong critic of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, published articles last year raising… https://t.co/dRrNdzNVP2
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenOur government must immediately condemn this outrageous assault on the freedom of the press, and recognize that its… https://t.co/iTyucMtIDD
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenVocês lembram quando o porta-voz do Bolsonaro tentou explicar qual crime Glenn Greenwald tinha cometido? https://t.co/mGiYq2TjiQ
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenRegarding the criminal charges brought by the Bolsonaro government: it’s a grave and obvious attack on a free press… https://t.co/DjN1S5eqx9
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenAtaque odioso do MPF contra a liberdade de imprensa e em descumprimento a decisão do STF! Nossa solidariedade ao jo… https://t.co/ukEjceyg4t
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenAs someone who has never feuded with @ggreenwald, I'm still troubled by the overreach of the Brazilian charges against him.
Retweeted by Edward Snowden @Dee_Marketing @theintercept https://t.co/tauUexW3f9Nota do Glenn Greenwald https://t.co/HpUFU7yThs
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenThis is an absurd accusation, a stretch. The prosecutors who were exposed by @ggreenwald seem to be seeking revenge… https://t.co/XLETPt7rvx
Retweeted by Edward SnowdenThose who looked the other way because they personally disliked Julian Assange when the DOJ indicted him under a le… https://t.co/WdoVSFSosF
1/21
2020

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