Hi! I'm Sam Biddle, a New York-based writer and technology reporter at The Intercept. Previously I was a senior writer at Gawker, editor of Valleywag, and a senior reporter at Gizmodo. I've also contributed to The Awl, GQ, and Vice.
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I have appeared on CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, VH1, Spike, Bloomberg, NPR, BBC News, the Longform podcast, and many other TV/radio programs.
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I've written about a lot of different things, including: How the rich get into the Ivy League, iMessage metadata revelations, the love letters of Osama bin Laden, why brands are not your friends, how Beats by Dre won the world, ISIS Twitter drama, a mysterious startup no one can explain, police surveillance gear, drone strike ethics, 21st century police abuse in Bahrain, nuclear doomsday preparedness, how Palantir helps the Five Eyes global spy machine, the NSA’s bitcoin surveillance operations, and even Uber's leaked financial docs.
email me: sam.biddle at theintercept.com