On April 8, 2014, Edward Snowden said that the National Security Agency (NSA) is spying on the leaders and staff of Human Rights Organizations.
After the September 11 attacks, domestic spying in the United States increased dramatically.
In a German TV interview with Edward Snowden in early February 2014, Snowden explained how domestic spying programs in the United States weaken human rights and democracy.
A coalition of organizations and companies called called StopWatching.Us held a “Rally Against Mass Surveillance” in Washington, D.C. on October 26, 2013 to demand and end to mass surveillance by the NSA.
The NSA started its mass surveillance because it wanted to monitor terrorists and their communications. Still, many Americans think that they have gone too far in invading people’s privacy without their knowledge. Are people like Edward Snowden and U.S. Army Private Manning heroes or criminals (or both)?