Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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What We Need to Know About PRISM

Opinion Piece/Newspaper Article

Dan Auerbach - Staff Technologist, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Jonathan Mayer - Cybersecurity Fellow, CISAC
Peter Eckersley - Technology Projects Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation and CISAC Affiliate

Published by
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, June 12, 2013

On June 6, the National Security Agency acknowledged the existence of a massive public surveillance program, called PRISM. Dan Auerbach, Jonathan Mayer, and Peter Eckersley pose three important questions necessary to understand the scope of the program and have an informed policy debate about security vs. privacy.