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Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State
Cover by : Glenn Greenwald
    published :2014
subject :Nonfiction
size : 175.2 KiB in cover
9 MiB in 104 pictures
458.1 KiB in 1,197 paragraphs
~ 339 pages
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In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels. That source turned out to be the 29-year-old NSA contractor Edward Snowden, and his revelations about the agency’s widespread, systemic overreach proved to be some of the most explosive and consequential news in recent history, triggering a fierce debate over national security and information privacy. As the arguments rage on and the government considers various proposals for reform, it is clear that we have yet to see the full impact of Snowden’s disclosures.

Now for the first time, Greenwald fits all the pieces together, recounting his high-intensity eleven-day trip to Hong Kong, examining the broader implications of the surveillance detailed in his reporting for The Guardian, and revealing fresh information on the NSA’s unprecedented abuse of power with never-before-seen documents entrusted to him by Snowden himself.

 
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Published by the Penguin Group
Penguin Books Ltd, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, England

First published in the United States of America by Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company LLC 2014
First published in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton 2014

ISBN: 978–0–241–96900–7
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