All of us, every single man, woman, and child on the face of the Earth were born with the same unalienable rights; to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. And, if the governments of the world can't get that through their thick skulls, then, regime change will be necessary.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Brits Seize Encrypted Computer Files From Edward Snowden
NOW, we see why the Brits held Glen Greenwald boyfriend for nine hours at the airport.
He was, apparently, transporting computer files from Edward Snowden.
Police who detained the partner of a journalist under anti-terrorism laws seized encrypted computer files from the American whistleblower Edward Snowden, it was claimed tonight.
David Miranda was held by police at Heathrow and questioned for nine hours, the legal limit before a suspect must be charged or released, as he changed planes on a journey from Berlin to his home in Brazil.
The White House said that British officials informed their American counterparts of the decision to detain him but did not request his arrest.
Mr Miranda lives with The Guardian reporter, Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who interviewed Mr Snowden and wrote a series of articles on the activities of the US National Security Agency (NSA) earlier this year.
Mr Greenwald told The New York Times that Mr Miranda had been in Berlin to act as a courier to exchange documents related to his research with a filmmaker in the city. He was given different files containing information from Mr Snowden to pass back to Mr Greenwald.
These documents, which were stored on an encrypted portable computer drive, were among the items seized by British security at Heathrow, Mr Greenwald said.