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The GU Lecture Fund hosted former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden, who called in via Skype from Russia, for the second time Wednesday.

Snowden Advocates for Privacy

The right to privacy is essential in any free society, argued former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden in his second virtual discussion with Georgetown students Wednesday. Snowden, who participated in the discussion in Lohrfink Auditorium via Skype, is currently living in asylum in Moscow, Russia, after he leaked classified[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former NSA employee Edward Snowden commented on issues dealing with cybersecutiy and privacy, inlcuding the FBI’s recent legal battle with Apple over iPhone security.

Snowden Speaks On Security Issues

American whistleblower Edward Snowden, wanted in the United States for leaking classified National Security Agency information in 2013, emphasized the importance of privacy and downplayed the national security risks of his document leak in a virtual interview from his asylum in Moscow, Russia in Lohrfink Auditorium on Thursday. During the[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Ellsberg, Whistleblowers Decry Surveillance State

Ellsberg, Whistleblowers Decry Surveillance State

Daniel Ellsberg, the former United States military analyst who famously released the Pentagon Papers to national newspapers, spoke about mass government surveillance in the modern world in Gaston Hall on Tuesday evening. The event, called “Beyond Orwell: Surveillance, Secrets and Whistleblowers in the Security State,” was sponsored by the Lannan[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top