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In Worldwide Surveillance Age, U.s. Has Big Edge


Edward Snowdon, Hong Kong

This June 23, 2013 file photo shows a TV screen shows a news report of Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee who leaked top-secret documents about sweeping U.S. surveillance programs, at a shopping mall in Hong Kong.

Credit: AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File

The saga of Edward Snowden and the NSA makes one thing clear: The United States' central role in developing the Internet and hosting its most powerful players has made it the global leader in the surveillance game.

From The Associated Press
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