On the 10th anniversary of the Snowden revelations

In this web content, the author marks the 10-year anniversary of the Snowden revelations and provides an overview of the disclosures. They mention that over 200 press reports and 1200 classified documents were published between 2013 and 2019. They also highlight books on the topic, including Glenn Greenwald’s “No Place To Hide,” which takes a strong stance against mass surveillance, and Timothy Edgar’s “Beyond Snowden,” which provides political and legal insights. The author notes that some people believe Snowden worked for Russian intelligence, but transparency activists also seek information. The author discusses the Section 215 and PRISM programs and controversies surrounding them. They mention that other leaks occurred outside of Snowden’s revelations and discuss the issue of overcollection.


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