Edward Snowden addresses @GlasgowUni students: 'Defy the cynics and change the world'
Rector of university also raises concerns over the Higher Education Governance Bill
AMERICAN whistleblower Edward Snowden, who revealed illegal digital surveillance by Western intelligence services, called on Glasgow university students to pursue human rights, civil liberties and democratic accountability during a speech delivered at the university's Freshers Week.
Snowden was speaking via video link from Moscow, where he has been granted asylum, as the Rector of the university. He was elected by over 3,000 students last year.
Video: How Scotland can protect itself from GCHQ spying by going open source
Common Weal's first Policy video introducing new report
IN this video Alistair Davidson, author of 'Scottish Sovereignty in the age of Mass Surveillance', introduces the new Common Weal report, explaining why Scotland should needs to implement an open source transition plan.
Guardian NSA hard drive David Cameron wanted destroyed joins art exhibition
Guardian investigation was shut down by security services
REMAINS of computers storing top secret NSA documents which were destroyed at the request of UK authorities will join an art exhibition considering modern privacy.
The secret Scottish flight & the plot to capture whistleblower Edward Snowden
CommonSpace and The National newspaper team up to reveal calls for an investigation into reports of attempted rendition of Edward Snowden through Scotland
THE UK GOVERNMENT is facing demands to reveal the details of a secret flight through Scottish airspace which was linked to a plot to capture whistleblower Edward Snowden.