Before and After Snowden

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David Murakami Wood Steve Wright


This editorial for the Surveillance and Security Intelligence After Snowden issue provides a very brief history of National Security Agency whistleblowers and investigations before Edward Snowden, and sets the current wave of NSA whistleblowing in the context of a growing demand for openness, transparency and accountability opposing the renewed closures and secrecy of the War on Terror. It also provides some links for further research and reading.

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David Murakami Wood, Queen's University

Canada Resarch Chair (Tier II) in Surveillance Studies, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology / Cross-appointed in Department of Geography / Member of the Cultural Studies Program.