Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the Surveillance State by Barton Gellman

By Barton Gellman

Barton Gellman’s informant known as himself ‘Verax’ – the truth-teller. It was once basically later that Verax unmasked himself as Edward Snowden. via that time he had already shared millions of records with Gellman.

Dark Mirror is the final word within account of the massive, international surveillance community that now pervades all our lives. Gellman’s fundamental position in bringing Snowden’s revelations to mild, for which he shared the Pulitzer prize, is simply the start of this gripping real-life secret agent tale. Snowden unlocked the door: the following Gellman describes what he came across at the different facet over the process a years-long trip of research. it's also the tale of his personal escalating conflict opposed to unknown electronic adversaries after he chanced on his personal identify on a dossier within the NSA rfile trove and realised that he himself was once lower than attack.

Through a gripping narrative of paranoia, clandestine operations and jaw-dropping revelations, Dark replicate delineates in complete for the 1st time the hidden superstructure that connects executive espionage with Silicon Valley and the main strong company whose identify you’ve by no means heard. who's spying on us and why? listed below are the answers.

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