The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted ManVintage #ad - For the first time, harding brings together the many sources and strands of the story—touching on everything from concerns about domestic spying to the complicity of the tech sector—while also placing us in the room with Edward Snowden himself. Now a major motion picture, directed by Oliver Stone and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Edward snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National Security Agency when he shocked the world by exposing the near-universal mass surveillance programs of the United States government. His whistleblowing has shaken the leaders of nations worldwide, and generated a passionate public debate on the dangers of global monitoring and the threat to individual privacy.
The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man #ad - In a tour de force of investigative journalism that reads like a spy novel, to the weeks of his secret-spilling in Hong Kong, award-winning Guardian reporter Luke Harding tells Snowden’s astonishing story—from the day he left his glamorous girlfriend in Honolulu carrying a hard drive full of secrets, to his battle for asylum and his exile in Moscow.
The result is a gripping insider narrative—and a necessary and timely account of what is at stake for all of us in the new digital age. Vintage.
The WikiLeaks Files: The World According to US EmpireVerso #ad - With contributions by dan beeton, robert naiman, peter certo, francis njubi nesbitt, dahr jamail, Tim Shorrock, Linda Pearson, Russ Wellen, Richard Heydarian, Phyllis Bennis, Michael Busch, Sarah Harrison, Alexander Main, Conn Hallinan, Gareth Porter, Jake Johnston, and Stephen Zunes. An introduction by julian assange—writing on the subject for the first time—exposes the ongoing debates about freedom of information, international surveillance, and justice.
Published in collaboration with WikiLeaks. Wikileaks came to prominence in 2010 with the release of 251, 287 top-secret State Department cables, which revealed to the world what the US government really thinks about national leaders, friendly dictators, and supposed allies. The wikileaks files exposes the machinations of the united States as it imposes a new form of imperialism on the world, to trade deals and “soft power, one founded on tactics from torture to military action, ” in the perpetual pursuit of expanding influence.
The WikiLeaks Files: The World According to US Empire #ad - The book also includes an introduction by Julian Assange examining the ongoing debates about freedom of information, international surveillance, and justice. It brought to the surface the dark truths of crimes committed in our name: human rights violations, covert operations, and cover-ups. What cablegate tells us about the reach and ambitions of US Empire.
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Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump WinVintage #ad - Vintage. 1 new york times bestseller an explosive exposé that lays out the story behind the Steele Dossier, including Russia’s decades-in-the-making political game to upend American democracy and the Trump administration’s ties to Moscow. Harding…presents a powerful case for russian interference, and Trump campaign collusion, by collecting years of reporting on Trump’s connections to Russia and putting it all together in a coherent narrative.
The nation December 2016. The names of the americans involved are well-known—paul manafort, natalia veselnitskaya, George Papadopoulos, Jared Kushner, Carter Page—but here Harding also shines a light on powerful Russian figures like Aras Agalarov, and Sergey Kislyak, Michael Flynn, whose motivations and instructions may have been coming from the highest echelons of the Kremlin.
Verso. Drawing on new material and his expert understanding of moscow and its players, off-shore banks, the Miss Universe pageant, money laundering, sketchy real estate deals, mobsters, computer hacking, poisoned dissidents, Harding takes the reader through every bizarre and disquieting detail of the “Trump-Russia” story—an event so huge it involves international espionage, and the most shocking election in American history.
Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win #ad - A month later, steele’s now-famous dossier sparks what may be the biggest scandal of the modern era. Luke harding, the guardian reporter and former Moscow bureau chief, quietly meets former MI6 officer Christopher Steele in a London pub to discuss President-elect Donald Trump’s Russia connections.
No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance StatePicador #ad - Now greenwald fits all the pieces together, examining the broader implications of the surveillance detailed in his reporting for The Guardian, recounting his high-intensity eleven-day trip to Hong Kong, and revealing fresh information on the NSA's unprecedented abuse of power with documents from the Snowden archive.
Fearless and incisive, no place to hide has already sparked outrage around the globe and been hailed by voices across the political spectrum as an essential contribution to our understanding of the U. S. Surveillance state. No place to hide edward snowden the NSA and the U S Surveillance State. By glenn greenwald, the academy award-winning documentary on edward SnowdenIn May 2013, star of Citizenfour, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels.
No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State #ad - That source turned out to be the twenty-nine-year-old nsa contractor Edward Snowden, and his revelations about the agency's widespread, systemic overreach proved to be some of the most explosive and consequential news in recent history, triggering a fierce debate over national security and information privacy.
A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War with the WestVintage #ad - Vintage. From his investigations of the downing of flight MH17 to the Panama Papers, Harding sheds a terrifying light on Russia’s fracturing relationship with the West. No place to hide edward snowden the NSA and the U S Surveillance State. Vintage. Here luke harding unspools a real-life political assassination story—complete with KGB, MI6, CIA, and Russian mobsters.
He shows how litvinenko’s murder foreshadowed the killings of other Kremlin critics, from Washington, DC, to Moscow, and how these are tied to Russia’s current misadventures in Ukraine and Syria. Verso. He died twenty-two days later. In doing so, he becomes a target himself and unearths a chain of corruption and death leading straight to Vladimir Putin.
A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War with the West #ad - The cause of death? Polonium—a rare, lethal, and highly radioactive substance. A true story of murder and conspiracy that points directly to Vladimir Putin, by The Guardian’s former Moscow bureau chief. On november 1, 2006, journalist and Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London.
Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous WebsiteCrown #ad - In this book, finances, he reveals the evolution, and inner tensions of the whistleblower organization, beginning with his first meeting with Assange in December 2007. Vintage. Today he is working on a more transparent secret-sharing website called OpenLeaks, developed by former WikiLeaks people, to be launched in early 2011.
Vintage. No place to hide edward snowden the NSA and the U S Surveillance State. What has been made public so far about WikiLeaks is only a small fraction of the truth. Verso. With domscheit-berg’s insider knowledge, he is uniquely able to tell the full story. He also describes what led to his september 2010 withdrawal from WikiLeaks, its abandonment of political neutrality, including his disenchantment with the organization’s lack of transparency, and Assange’s increasing concentration of power.
An exposé of the “world’s most dangerous website” from a former wikileaks insiderthe basis for the movie The Fifth Estate starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange, this eye-opening account by Daniel Domscheit-Berg, the former spokesman of WikiLeaks, reveals never-disclosed details about the inner workings of the increasingly controversial organization that has struck fear into governments and business organizations worldwide and prompted the Pentagon to convene a 120-man task force.
Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website #ad - Under the pseudonym Daniel Schmitt, Domscheit-Berg was the effective No. A computer scientist who worked in IT security prior to devoting himself full-time to WikiLeaks, he remains committed to freedom of information on the Internet. 2 at wikileaks and the organization’s most public face, after Julian Assange.
Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the InternetOR Books #ad - In one direction lies a future that guarantees, in the watchwords of the cypherpunks, privacy for the weak and transparency for the powerful”; in the other lies an Internet that allows government and large corporations to discover ever more about internet users while hiding their own activities. Vintage.
Vintage. Among the topics addressed are: do facebook and google constitute the greatest surveillance machine that ever existed, drugs, ” perpetually tracking our location, through conscious action and technological savvy, to resist this tide and secure a world where freedom is something which the Internet helps bring about?The harassment of WikiLeaks and other Internet activists, our contacts and our lives? Far from being victims of that surveillance, together with attempts to introduce anti-file sharing legislation such as SOPA and ACTA, for instance in relation to the Four Horsemen of the Infopocalypse” money laundering, are most of us willing collaborators? Are there legitimate forms of surveillance, terrorism and pornography? And do we have the ability, indicate that the politics of the Internet have reached a crossroads.
Julian assange, the editor-in-chief of and visionary behind WikiLeaks, has been a leading voice in the cypherpunk movement since its inception in the 1980s. Now, in what is sure to be a wave-making new book, Assange brings together a small group of cutting-edge thinkers and activists from the front line of the battle for cyber-space to discuss whether electronic communications will emancipate or enslave us.
Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet #ad - No place to hide edward snowden the NSA and the U S Surveillance State. Cypherpunks are activists who advocate the widespread use of strong cryptography writing in code as a route to progressive change. Assange and his co-discussants unpick the complex issues surrounding this crucial choice with clarity and engaging enthusiasm.
Mafia State: Spies, Surveillance and Russia's Secret WarsGuardian #ad - It includes unpublished material from confidential US diplomatic cables, released last year by WikiLeaks, which describe Russia as a "virtual mafia state". Vintage. Or Books. Verso. Vladimir putin's spies used tactics developed by the KGB and perfected in the 1970s by the Stasi, East Germany's sinister secret police.
Mafia state: how one reporter became an enemy of the brutal New Russia" is a brilliant and haunting account of the insidious methods used by a resurgent Kremlin against its so-called "enemies" - human rights workers, western diplomats, journalists and opposition activists. In 2007 luke harding arrived in moscow to take up a new job as a correspondent for the British newspaper the "Guardian".
No place to hide edward snowden the NSA and the U S Surveillance State. He found himself tailed by men in cheap leather jackets, and even summoned to Lefortovo, bugged, the KGB's notorious prison. Within months, mysterious agents from Russia's Federal Security Service - the successor to the KGB - had broken into his flat.
Mafia State: Spies, Surveillance and Russia's Secret Wars #ad - The break-in was the beginning of an extraordinary psychological war against the journalist and his family. Guardian Books. Harding gives a unique, two decades after the end of communism, personal and compelling portrait of today's Russia, that reads like a spy thriller. This clandestine campaign burst into the open in 2011 when the Kremlin expelled Harding from Moscow - the first western reporter to be deported from Russia since the days of the Cold War.
When Google Met WikiLeaksOR Books #ad - The two men debated the political problems faced by society, and the technological solutions engendered by the global networkfrom the Arab Spring to Bitcoin. Both fascinating and alarming, it contains an edited transcript of their conversation and extensive, written by Assange specifically for this book, new material, providing the best available summary of his vision for the future of the Internet.
No place to hide edward snowden the NSA and the U S Surveillance State. They outlined radically opposing perspectives: for Assange, the liberating power of the Internet is based on its freedom and statelessness. Verso. Guardian Books. Or Books. For schmidt, emancipation is at one with US foreign policy objectives and is driven by connecting non-Western countries to American companies and markets.
When Google Met WikiLeaks #ad - Or Books. These differences embodied a tug-of-war over the Internet’s future that has only gathered force subsequently. When google met wikileaks presents the story of Assange and Schmidt’s encounter. Vintage. Vintage. In june 2011, the country residence in norfolk, julian assange received an unusual visitor: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from America at Ellingham Hall, England where Assange was living under house arrest.