Timeline of Events
eLibrary articles released around the time of the leak:
MacAskill, Ewen.. “Front: Not your average tourist: how the spy story of the age leaked out: Ewen MacAskill in Hong Kong on the trail that brought Edward Snowden to the attention of the Guardian – then the world.”Guardian, The. 12 Jun. 2013: 1. eLibrary. Web. 28 Sep. 2013.
Pyle, H, Christopher.. “Edward Snowden’s brave choice.” Arab American News. 15 Jun. 2013: 9. eLibrary. Web. 28 Sep. 2013.
DEMONIZING EDWARD SNOWDEN: WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON? June 24, 2013; posted by John Cassidy.
Jonathan D Salant / Bloomberg News. “Poll: Most Americans see Snowden as whistle-blower, not traitor ; The view predominated among almost every group of respondents broken down by party, gender, income, education and age..” Portland Press Herald (Maine). 11 Jul. 2013: n/a. eLibrary. Web. 28 Sep. 2013.
Regulatory Intelligence Data. ALEXANDER: TERRORISTS BENEFIT FROM SNOWDEN’S ACTIONS. Federal Document Clearing House, , 19 Jul. 2013. eLibrary. Web. 28 Sep. 2013.
Issues and Controversies articles released around the time of the leak:
“Domestic Surveillance Follow-Up: NSA Contractor Exposes Widespread Domestic Spying Programs.” Issues & Controversies. Issue date: June 20, 2013
“Prosecuting Government Whistleblowers Follow-Up: NSA Consultant Leaks Classified Documents, Manning Trial Begins.” Issues & Controversies. Facts On File News Services, 20 June 2013. Web. 28 Sept. 2013. <http://www.2facts.com/article/ib150614>.
“Censorship and Freedom of Information.” Issues & Controversies. Facts On File News Services, 26 Aug. 2013. Web. 28 Sept. 2013. <http://www.2facts.com/article/i1800270>.
Justifications for Snowden’s actions:
The Guardian online newspaper that deals with social liberalism:
The NSA Files contains several articles:
Why did Snowden do it?
Ten things learned about the NSA:
Call for reforms:
New report reveals how the NSA has been able to crack online encryption. “This is the golden age of spying,” says one former analyst; Read more: http://swampland.time.com/2013/09/05/five-revelations-from-snowdens-newest-leak/#ixzz2g1ZXSxqx
Internet and email security and privacy:
Secret Court Defends NSA Data Collection
“Citing Snowden leaks, FISA court orders government to review secretive NSA surveillance rules”, September 13, 2013 18:17, rt.com
NSA reform bill to trim back US surveillance unveiled in Congress
How has the Snowden NSA leak affected the American public?
“Legislative Changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act”,
September 26, 2013; Prepared Statement of Benjamin Wittes
Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
“Snowden revelations force Obama’s hand on surveillance program”, First Read on NBC News, Aug. 9, 2013.
“Sorry, Obama. There were no “Other Avenues” for Snowden’s Whistle-Blowing”, Slate Magazine, Aug. 27, 2013
“Senators to Introduce Comprehensive NSA and Secret Court Reform Bill”, Ars Technica,Sept 25 2013, 5:21pm CDT
The Last Word: Obama responds to Snowden’s criticisms, Sept.26, 2013, MSNBC. This is a video (Headphones needed here). There is a short commercial and overview of all news before it begins.
The Washington Post: Summary
Freedom Outpost: Point of view on the “Black Budget”