An appeals court declares the NSA’s data grab illegal.
It’s a warning shot—not only against whistleblowing but against basic communication with journalists by government employees.
It would constrain some of the worst excesses of the Patriot Act, but it doesn’t go nearly far enough.
The fallout from the Edward Snowden fiasco wasn’t just political—it was largely economic.
The NSA is monitoring almost all of our international communications. This is a fundamental violation of First and Fourth Amendment rights.
A win for the Edward Snowden documentary is a win for democracy.
The domestic arms race in America is a one-way street—and the question is what awaits us up the road.
There’s only one problem with the rising crescendo of alarm about lone wolves: most of it simply isn’t true.
Unless you’ve experienced it, you can never really know. Here are five books that come closest to conveying the horror.
At most, it only further proves the incompatibility of a secret intelligence service and an open democracy.