Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Why should Americans care about foreign privacy?

September 6, 2017 Forbes

Senior Fellow Tim Edgar wrote an op-ed about the implications of Edward Snowden's decision to disclose National Security Agency practices and why any reforms of the NSA's surveillance programs must protect the privacy of all people around the world, not just those of American nationality. "Protecting the privacy of foreign users of American internet services is not just good for business, it is good for everyone’s privacy – including Americans. The digital data, communications, and personal lives of Americans now transcend national boundaries."

Why should Americans care about foreign privacy? (written by Tim Edgar) – Forbes