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Last month, artists affixed a bust of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to a war monument in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park. On May 6, the artists behind the bust released a file so anyone can make their own 3D printed version of the bust. Now, a different crew of artists sympathetic to the cause have gone […]

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The Edward Snowden bust that was illegally affixed to a war monument in Fort Greene Park has been recovered from the NYPD. The statue, which sat on a column in the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument for just a few hours on April 6 before park officials took it down, had been in police custody for […]

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The bust of Edward Snowden in Fort Greene Park seems to have inspired a trend: artists and activists erected statues of Snowden, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning in Berlin’s Alexanderplatz Square on Friday as part of May Day celebrations, Newsweek reports. The sculptures were created by Italian sculptor Davide Dormino […]

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The 100-pound Edward Snowden bust that was illegally placed in Fort Greene Park by a group of guerrilla artists on April 6th has been sitting in the NYPD’s 88th Precinct since it was confiscated, just hours after installation. Now, a group of activists are calling on the city to return the statue to the people […]

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Inspired by the Edward Snowden bust that guerrilla artists erected atop a Brooklyn war monument on Monday morning, a different group of artists returned to the site hours after officials dismantled the illegal statue. They deployed the Illuminator to project an eerie blue image over the column where the 100-pound bust had stood earlier. In […]

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Artists snuck a 100-pound bust of Edward Snowden into Fort Greene Park just before dawn on Monday morning. By the afternoon, NYC Parks Department workers and NYPD had removed the sculpture. RIP Edward Snowden’s bust. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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While most people slept, a trio of artists and some helpers installed a bust of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in Brooklyn on Monday morning. The group, which allowed ANIMAL to exclusively document the installation on the condition that we hide their identities, hauled the 100-pound sculpture into Fort Greene Park and up its hilly terrain […]

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Citizenfour, hailed the year’s Best Documentary Feature at the Oscars, is 114 minutes of masterful, chilling storytelling that takes us into the clandestine meetings and encrypted emails between Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill, Laura Poitras and Edward Snowden in the months leading up to the whistleblower’s world-changing NSA leak. The HBO film, a crucial supplement to […]

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At this point in America’s ongoing loss of privacy, it’s becoming clear that if one can imagine a way for an agency to spy, it’s probably happening. Hot on the heels of the recent announcement that the DEA collects call data on citizens, the ACLU has discovered that the drug agency is tracking millions of peoples’ […]

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The most widely used and generally trusted anonymity network on the web, Tor, has issued a warning to users that it has reason to believe there is a possible cyber attack coming against its servers. Tor Project officials did not say whom they suspect, but did say that users would still be hidden. Tor gives its […]

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