June 12, 2014

Four Ways Snowden Changed the World

Trevor Timm, The Guardian

The Associated Press

Thursday marks one year since the Guardian published the first in a series of eye-opening stories about surveillance based on documents provided by Edward Snowden. The events in the 52 weeks since have proven him to be the most significant whistleblower in American history – and have reverberated throughout the world.

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