This 3 February 2015 video from Canada is called Edward Snowden Speaks to World Affairs Conference 2015.
From daily The Morning Star in Britain:
Court: NSA records collection illegal
Friday 8th May 2015
The case, brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, had previously been dismissed by a lower court.
However, the court declined to block the program, saying it was now up to Congress to decide if it should continue.
It said a debate in Congress could profoundly alter the legal landscape.
The US Congress authorised the NSA to collect such data on terrorist suspects following the September 11 2001 attacks on New York and Virginia.
See also here.
Computer programs used by the National Security Agency (NSA) automatically analyze intercepted voice communications in real time, allowing NSA analysts to process what agency officials call an ever-increasing “tsunami” of data, according to documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden and published this week by The Intercept: here.
In the latest episode of the political theater known as “surveillance reform,” the US House of Representatives passed the USA Freedom Act Wednesday, by a vote of 338 to 88. If approved by the Senate, the bill would modify and reenact Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act, a main legislative pillar of the police-state measures put in place since 9/11. The act is currently set to expire on June 1: here.
Canada’s parliament adopts bill to greatly expand intelligence agencies’ powers: here.