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How do the revelations offered by Edward Snowden (often with Glenn Greenwald’s direct assistance) about the extent of NSA and other spying in the U.S. reflect the postmodern nature of surveillance described in Lyon? As you answer, demonstrate knowledge of relevant concepts and themes from Lyon’s work.

This answer is not really interested in whether Snowden is a hero or villain, a whistleblower or a traitor; rather, it’s using the Snowden story to illustrate the changes that Lyon documents in light of the history of surveillance.

The PBS documentary, The United States of Secrecy, provides some context and background on surveillance and the Snowden leaks.

Orwell, G. (1949). Chapter 1. In Nineteen Eithy-four (pp. 1-15).

Lyon, David (2004). Globalizing Surveillance: Comparative and Sociological Perspectives. International Sociology, 19(2), 135-149.

Greenwald, G. (2014). Chapter 4: The Harm of Surveillance. In No place to hide: E

Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State. Penguin Books Ltd.