Sam Biddle, The Intercept

Sam Biddle is a reporter for The Intercept based in Brooklyn, focusing on malfeasance and misused power in technology.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The NSA Worked to “Track Down” Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal
Internet paranoiacs drawn to Bitcoin have long indulged fantasies of American spies subverting the booming, controversial digital currency. Increasingly popular among get-rich-quick speculators, Bitcoin started out as a high-minded project to make financial transactions public and mathematically...
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Monday, June 19, 2017
Republican Data-Mining Firm Exposed Personal Information for Virtually Every American Voter
Leak may have potentially violated the privacy of almost every single registered voter in the United States
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Friday, August 19, 2016
The NSA Was Hacked, Snowden Documents Confirm
On Monday, a hacking group calling itself the “ShadowBrokers” announced an auction for what it claimed were “cyber weapons” made by the NSA. Based on never-before-published documents provided by the whistleblower Edward Snowden, The Intercept can confirm that the arsenal contains authentic NSA...
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