Surveillance

Would You Feel Differently About Snowden, Greenwald, and Assange If You Knew What They Really Thought?
January 19, 2014

Understanding the real motivations of Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, and Julian Assange.

John Cusack and Maggie Gyllenhaal Get Angry in a Political Ad About NSA Surveillance
October 24, 2013

Privacy and celebrity aren't particularly well-acquainted concepts. But actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and John Cusack appear in a new PSA video calling for an end to NSA surveillance practices.

We Need an Invasive NSA
October 10, 2013

It’s the best way to stave off the oncoming onslaught of cyber-attacks.

Video Games Are Making Us Too Comfortable With the Modern Surveillance State
September 26, 2013

It's hard to remember the first time I noticed a camera filming me in public. There was no genesis point, no camera zero that commenced the age of being conscious of having an unseen audience.

A Newly Released Secret Opinion Shows Surveillance Courts Are Even Worse Than You Knew
September 25, 2013

Last week, with little fanfare, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) released a previously secret opinion upholding the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance of telephone metadata.

The TV Shows That Prepared Us for the NSA Scandal
Assessing a decade of surveillance television
June 13, 2013

If the details of the NSA scandal have seemed eerily familiar, perhaps it’s because TV drama has been playing out similar scenarios for years.

The Lives of Others
What surveillance footage will never tell us
June 07, 2013

What surveillance footage will never tell us.

Show Me the Memo
Obama should share his legal justification for collecting Verizon's phone records
June 06, 2013

Obama should share his legal justification for collecting Verizon's phone records.

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