Bart Gellman: What is Edward Snowden's legacy?
Journalist and author Bart Gellman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his newest book, Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State. Gellman discusses how he got connected with Snowden ahead of his whistleblowing disclosures in 2013; how he reacted to the staggering size of the US government's digital surveillance apparatus; and the different waves of impact of the Snowden leaks on the government and tech industry. He also talks about why people should still be concerned about the amount of data the tech industry has amassed, and why debating whether Snowden is a traitor is a "silly" distraction.
Bart Gellman (@bartongellman), author, Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State
Kara Swisher (@karaswisher), Recode co-founder and editor-at-large
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