Posts Tagged ‘government’

Edward SnowdenRegardless of your stance on Edward Snowden as a whistleblower or a criminal what he has unarguably done is spark an international conversation about online privacy.

Snowden is the man responsible for exposing the NSA’s mass surveillance of both foreign and American citizens by leaking a trove of classified NSA documents to the media in June 2013.

Since that time government surveillance and online data privacy have been blistering hot topics in the news. Exactly one week after President Barrack Obama addressed the nation regarding the NSA and the secretive data collection programs Edward Snowden addresses the world in a public Q&A session. (more…)