The story of Edward Snowden and his brash leak regarding the NSA's use of information tracking systems on American citizens caught many by surprise. What does the public think of Snowden's actions and how are they feeling about their privacy and security?
Interest in George Orwell's novel "1984" has spiked in recent days since the leaks about NSA surveillance. Was Orwell prescient? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist and author Cory Doctorow about science fiction's vision of the future.
The man who leaked the NSA's data tracking practices is 29-year-old government contractor named Edward Snowden. He is now hiding out in Hong Kong, an independent city within China who's residents have previously fled to the United States for similar security.
Bradley Manning is on trial for a massive leak of classified documents to WikiLeaks. Edward Snowden is the former CIA employee who's in the news now for admitting he leaked documents revealing the government's surveillance of phone and Internet records.
Contractors do much of our government's national security and surveillance work. The man who leaked documents revealing the government's surveillance of phone and Internet communications was a contractor with access to sensitive information.
Arnas Fedaravičius is a 23-year-old actor who plays "James Snow," a character on a Russian spy mini-series who seems suspiciously like former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. So what's it's like to be Snowden, right down to the glasses?
Edward Snowden's biggest legacy may not come from changed laws or powers — it may just be the way that the debate over privacy has forced big companies like Apple and Google to safeguard its customers' information in more ways.
An Italian artist and a British journalist are teaming up to raise funds for a controversial public art project honoring Julian Assange, Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning. But with just two weeks to go, the statues are still well short of their funding goal.
Surveillance was all over the news in 2014, and we learned plenty of new ways governments and companies have found to track everyday users. Here's a list of eight ways we found out our privacy was under attack this year.
American journalist Glenn Greenwald has had a busy time, launching a new Brazil version of his website The Intercept and lambasting the media coverage of US election scandals, from his perch in Rio de Janeiro.
This week, Critical State digs into new research about legislative oversight when it comes to security issues. As historian Peter Roady writes in a new article in the Journal of Policy History, the National Security Agency has escaped congressional oversight with two words: "It's classified."
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