This presentation, prepared for the Pacific SIGDEV Conference in March 2011 describes the organisation, operations and modernisation of the NSA’s Special Collection Service division, which works out of US embassies and consultates across the world, in tandem with the CI
see the Der Spiegel article The NSA in Germany: Snowden’s Documents Available for Download, 18 June 2014.
Freedom Not Fear was an event held in Brussels on the weekend starting Friday 27 September about issues that Edward Snowden’s revelations helped illuminate. The purpose of this yearly event is to advocate for “defending fundamental rights in our networked world”.
This year the event keynote was given by privacy expert Caspar Bowden, who recently published a study on ‘privacy in the cloud’ for the European Parliament. Bowden discussed what has been learnt since Snowden’s revelations and how this affects Europe.