- 26 Jun 13
As revelations about the US National Security Agency’s covert surveillance confirm, the digital world is one in which everything you do can be traced – by the State and corporations alike…
Edward Snowden is a former undercover CIA technical assistant and contractor to the US National Security Agency (NSA). In an interview with the Guardian he described Prism, a secret spying programme used by the US to collect information about people’s internet use. He said that he spoke out to stop the US government destroying privacy. He may well have identified one of the great battlegrounds of the next twenty years.