The scandal over US domestic surveillance activities now has a face: Edward Snowden. He is responsible for the leaks on the NSA-Verizon collusion and the NSA's internet surveillance. Efforts to fight terrorism continue to raise questions about morality, legality and effectiveness. Melissa Bell and her panel discuss whether government surveillance is a threat to democracy or indeed necessary to defend it.
- Gérald OLIVIER, Journalist and Editor at Atlantico;
- Curtis YOUNG, Professor of International relations, EGS Group;
- Frédérick DOUZET, Castex chair of cyber strategy at the French Institute of Higher National Defence Studies (IHEDN);
- Christopher SOGHOIAN, Privacy researcher and activist, working at the intersection of technology, law and policy.
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