The case study “Edward Snowden-NSA” is complete casestudy on National Security Agency USA and about Edward Snowden.
The case study “EdwardSnowden-NSA” describe all activities that occurs on June 2013 which makes acase to be talk in all around world. NSA is National Security Agency of USA andit is intelligence agency of US which run under US department of defence. Themain aim of NSA is on cryptography, communication intelligence and IT securityon US. NSA is biggest security agency in US established during 1952 whichstarts running its activities on communication intelligence for US military duringworld war II. NSA has run lots of activities for US intelligence security butsituation that was created in June 2013 makes whole world shock on activities ofUS government.
In 2013 NSA has run project with aim to collect amassive amount of information from all non-American who are living in US forlong time but, this project also collect massive amount of information ofAmericans. NSA was also collecting lots of information from people all aroundworld like tracing all text messages, phone call and also their location ofliving unknowingly. The main of NSA was to find terrorist and wrong activities occurringin US. In June 2013 the activities of NSA became as centralof public attention when employee of defence contractor Booz Allen Hamilton,working at National Security Agency (NSA) leaked all activities within publicabout two program of NSA. First one was collecting massive amount of informationfrom US internet provider and second one was collecting whole data thatdescribe other data on cellular phone call which includes whole information thatincludes all phone number and time range of call. Edward Snowden starts copyingall secret data of NSA where he found NSA was doing against privacy of publicand he found it was completely wrong with rights of people.
When Edward Snowdencomplete copying whole data of NSA he ask leave for absence due to medical reasonon him stating he was attacked with epilepsy. Edward Snowden took flight forHonkong and China to meet journalist from UK publication named The Guardianand with film maker Laura Poitras. After meeting withJournalist two news paper The Guardian and Washington Post releasenews on public about NSA activities on PRISM and also activities which used tocollect whole data of public in real time basic through electronically. Whenwhole information was released within people it was became as flood withinpeople in US and also all around world and lots of debates started to becamewithin people. Many people at that time call him as hero due to his activitiesmake all people know about activities of NSA where it was doing against privacyand right of people.
But, other group of people called him as traitor due tohis activities against government secret mission and main reason of failing.Government also called him as “Whistleblower” and he also give justificationwithin people that “He have did it for public to make know the all activitieswas done in their name and allactivities which was running was also against them”.