Post-Snowden: Conversations on Privacy, Security at UA

Arizona Week Friday looks at how the publication of the NSA files in 2013 changed the global conversation about security, privacy and the scope of government. The University of Arizona hosted A Conversation on Privacy in March. Watch a recording of the conversation online. The panel included linguist Noam Chomsky, journalist Glenn Greenwald and former NSA subcontractor Edward Snowden. Snowden joined via Google Hangouts from Russia where he was granted temporary asylum after leaking thousands of government documents to the press. “I saw that the public declarations of government officials were very different from the actual reality of what was happening,” Snowden said. “In fact, we were operating beyond the law in a way that many argued was unconstitutional.” Greenwald worked with Snowden to publish the documents and…


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