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Judge Rules Snowden Must Give Book Proceeds to US Government

</header> <strong>A U.S. district judge has ruled that former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden must turn over the proceeds of his new book to the U.S. government. According to the ruling, Snowden failed to obtain clearance for the materials and information used in his book. The same judge previously ruled against Kim Dotcom and Megaupload.</strong> Also …

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Satoshi’s Final Messages Leave Tantalizing Clues to His Disappearance

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>As Jameson Lopp once quipped, the smartest thing Satoshi did after creating Bitcoin was to disappear. The question isn’t ‘why did Satoshi disappear?’ but rather ‘why then?’ Was Satoshi’s departure in early 2011 scheduled long in advance, or did unforeseen events compel Nakamoto to pack his bags and flee the community he …

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Snowden: US Seizing My Book Revenue is ‘Good for Bitcoin’

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Former U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) subcontractor Edward Snowden is being sued by the Department of Justice (DoJ) for his latest memoir. The agency won’t stop Metropolitan Books from publishing Snowden’s new book but the government will take the revenue he earns from the memoir instead. Following the book publishing fiasco, Snowden …

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Feds seek to seize all profits from Snowden’s book over NDA violation

Enlarge / The US Government thanks Edward Snowden for the revenue stream with a filing in US court on September 17—the day his book hit shelves in the US. Henry Holt / Macmillan The US Department of Justice may never be able to prosecute Edward Snowden for his procurement and distribution of highly classified information …

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JP Morgan Chase Ship Busted: Cocaine, Banks and the Failed Drug War

</header> <strong> A ship seized by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency in June carrying over 15,000 kilos of cocaine has now been tied to JP Morgan Chase’s asset management unit. Officially the company does not exercise any operational control of the vessel, but some serious questions are raised when such large scale transport …

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A History of Violent Intervention: John McAfee Offers to Help Cuba Resist US Sanctions With Crypto

</header> <strong>Former antivirus software guru and 2020 Libertarian presidential “hopeful” John McAfee is a controversial figure, polarizing opinion in politics and culture, and taking a bold stand against the U.S. federal government. Most recently this has involved offering to help the Cuban state develop its own cryptocurrency in the interest of avoiding U.S. interventionism in …

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Edward Snowden Used Bitcoin to Pay for Servers Used in NSA Leak

The servers Edward Snowden used to leak thousands of documents to journalists were paid for using bitcoin (BTC), the National Security Agency whistleblower revealed at the Bitcoin 2019 Conference on June 27. Snowden was working as a CIA subcontractor in 2013 when his leak revealed that telecom companies and governments were involved in “almost Orwellian” mass surveillance programs …

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The CIA is now on Instagram

Sponsored Links CIA on Instagram The CIA launched its Instagram account on Thursday afternoon; in a bid for transparency that will probably only reveal how thirsty it is for likes. Sure enough, America’s top spy agency’s debut post on Instagram is an obviously staged shot of a fake CIA employee’s desk; complete with props that …

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CIA claims Huawei is funded by Chinese state security

John MIlner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The US has rattled its saber more than once trying to deter countries from using Huawei technology, but it hasn’t publicly disclosed much of what it’s worried about. You might have a better insight after today, though. A source speaking to The Times claims that the CIA has told …

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