Cyber Statecraft Director Jason Healey writes for the National Interest on what is at stake for cyberspace one year after the Snowden revelations:
One year after the Snowden revelations of NSA spying, it is worth looking at what is really at stake.
Imagine that twenty years after Johannes Gutenberg invented mechanical movable type, the Pope and the petty princes of Europe—in fact, anyone who tried hard enough—had the ability to determine exactly what was being printed, exactly who was printing it and exactly to whom they were sending it. Worrying about intellectual-property theft, privacy or civil rights (had those concepts existed) would have been missing the bigger picture. Read the full article here.