Berto Jongman: Tamsin Shaw on Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden Reconsidered Snowden, by his own account, came to warn us that we were all being watched, guilty and innocent alike, with no legal justification. It has been a long five years, and not a period marked by increased understanding, transparency, or control of our personal data. In these years, we’ve learned much more …

Rebecca Campbell: Edward Snowden – Facebook a Surveillance Company

Edward Snowden: Facebook Is A Surveillance Company Rebranded As “Social Media” Edward Snowden Businesses that make money by collecting and selling detailed records of private lives were once plainly described as “surveillance companies.” Their rebranding as “social media” is the most successful deception since the Department of War became the Department of Defense. 7:12 PM …

Lance Schuttler: Snowden – Truth Is Coming & It Cannot Be Stopped

Snowden: Truth Is Coming & It Cannot Be Stopped Soon after Edward Snowden went public with his information that exposed the NSA’s secret spying program, Snowden spoke some words that still ring with curiosity in the ears of many: “All I can say right now is the US Government is not going to be able …

Steven Aftergood: Sorting Out Snowden…

Sorting Through the Snowden Aftermath Public discussion of the Edward Snowden case has mostly been a dialog of the deaf, with defenders and critics largely talking past each other at increasing volume. But the disagreements became sharper and more interesting over the past week.   . . . .   In an interesting response to Jack Goldsmith, …

William Arkin: On “The Snowden Industry,” Julian Assange Destroys The Guardian Generally, Luke Harding Specifically

Julian Assange’s satisfying takedown of the #Snowden industry…. Assange: How ‘The Guardian’ Milked Edward Snowden’s Story EXTRACT We are left with a “Bullshitter’s Guide” to the world of the world’s most wanted man. It is a book by someone who wasn’t there, doesn’t know, doesn’t belong and doesn’t understand. Read more.