Edward Snowden

OUT NOW! Compared to Laura Poitras' far superior Citizenfour, Oliver Stone's SNOWDEN proves that some fiction will never compare to the thrilling truth, making this film unnecessary. more

Sep 22, 2016 11:15 AM Film

Merkel's government is finally about to grant asylum to Edward Snowden. Could the NSA whistleblower be just days away from joining his compatriots in Berlin? more

Apr 1, 2015 11:30 AM Features 2 Comments

Get to discover the print version of Exberliner through two of our most popular issues of last year – cover to cover – and totally free: no sign-ups, no strings attached. Enjoy and spread the word – through Jan 24. more

Jan 13, 2015 3:00 PM Features

In case you missed it! From hefty stories about the NSA, Nazis and religious radicals to hot topics like GEMA, sexism in the tech industry and animal love to killer profiles of fascinating personalities, last year had no shortage of scoops. more

Jan 6, 2015 1:00 PM Features

Miss the premiere of whistleblower doco "1971" last night? The kick-ass panel afterwards, including Wolfgang Kaleck, Snowden’s legal support in Europe, touched on anonymity then and now and much more. Now read our interview with him here. more

Nov 21, 2014 11:55 AM People

Forty years ago, a group of Americans broke into an FBI office and leaked proof of citizen surveillance to the press. Johanna Hamilton sets her camera on these unsung whistleblowing heroes. 1971 premieres at Arsenal tonight, Thu, Nov 20 at 19:00. more

Nov 19, 2014 4:15 PM Film

This year's Oscar for Best Documentary goes to Laura Poitras for her film on Edward Snowden, Citizenfour. Read Exberliner's exclusive interview with the Berlin-based US director. more

Nov 6, 2014 11:00 AM People

Don’t fight the system – disrupt it! Meet the subversive, satirical, risk-taking Berliners trying to effect change from within. more

Nov 4, 2014 1:50 PM Zeitgeist

Our discussion with Annie Machon continues in a Q&A about "the war on whistleblowers". more

Sep 23, 2014 3:20 PM People 1 Comments

Berlin has always attracted dissidents and free thinkers. Today it's the de facto headquarters of the global rebellion against state surveillance. In the post-Snowden era, it's time to take a stance, says Exberliner editor Nadja Vancauwenberghe. more

Sep 3, 2014 3:45 PM Zeitgeist

Our new issue (on newsstands now!) is all about Berlin's digital rebellion. The whistleblowers, cypherpunks and hacktivists of the post-Snowden era are all here, and they're ready to fight. Are you with them? more

Sep 1, 2014 12:00 PM Features

Konrad Werner: The trouble with being an appendix

Germans are pretending to be outraged about the CIA spying on their secret service. In fact, they're just a bit annoyed because they broke one of their many politeness rules. more

Jul 11, 2014 10:45 AM The Berlin Blog


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Konrad Werner: Buried in a mountain away from the NSA

Konrad has worked out why that guy got himself stuck in that mountain. He read the Snowden files. more

Jun 20, 2014 9:45 AM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: The NSA's German partners in crime

Gris hit up the Transmediale on Sunday and the topic of NSA overreach and online privacy was topically prescient. Will groups like Chaos Computer Club, Digital Courage and the International League for Human be able to fight back? more

Feb 4, 2014 11:30 AM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Merkel's Snowden face

Everyone knows that Snowden almost certainly won't be able to come to Germany – but we can celebrate other, smaller victories. more

Nov 22, 2013 10:45 AM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

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