Edward Snowden

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Congressional Corner with Jim McGovern

    Criminal or hero, Edward Snowden has helped jumpstart a national conversation about spying.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Democratic Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is concerned about the government’s surveillance powers.

3:35 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Dick De Veaux, Williams College - Troubleshooting The NSA's Data Collection Programs

Dick De Veaux

The whereabouts of alleged NSA leaker Edward Snowden is only the latest mystery surrounding the agency’s phone and internet surveillance programs that were largely clandestine up until about three weeks ago.

For Dick De Veaux, professor of statistics in the department of mathematics and statistics at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, news of the programs wasn’t surprising. Since 2004 De Veux has been taking part in a summer program organized by the NSA to bring some of the best technical minds together and troubleshoot their data collection and analysis programs.

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