The digital privacy movement has taken huge strides since Edward Snowden blew the whistle on the NSA's information gathering protocols. I know a lot of us had a hunch that we were being watched, but no one knew the true extent until Snowden's leaks w
Citizenfour (2014) Directed by Laura Poitras. With Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Jacob Appelbaum, Julian Assange. A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.
The endless stream of denunciations of Edward Snowden by Republicans, Democrats and news media commentators continues unabated. It is an attempt, first, to disorient public opinion and shift attention from the real issue raised by his exposure of US spying programs, and, second, to make an example of Snowden so as to intimidate others from exposing government crimes.