Sunday, June 23, 2013

Special Program: NSA Surveillance Leaks: Facts and Fiction

Special Program: NSA Surveillance Leaks: Facts and Fiction
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 4:00 PM
Location: Newseum, Knight TV Studio
Note: This program will be streamed live online at newseum.org.


WASHINGTON — The Newseum, the American Bar Association, the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and The Robert R. McCormick Foundation, are hosting a special program, "NSA Surveillance Leaks: Facts and Fiction," at the Newseum.

The National Security Agency's clandestine surveillance program, PRISM, has emerged from the shadows as a result of recent disclosures made by NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

The first round of disclosures has touched the hot-button topics of government secrecy, intrusion into American citizens' privacy interests, and the beginning of the era of Big Data.

National security and protecting privacy are becoming the central interests of the emerging technological revolution. How do democracies and emerging democracies create frameworks for these vital interests? Read more here

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