Whistleblower Edward Snowden exposed in detail what many suspected, but understated for fear of being considered conspiracy theorists. George Orwell’s 1984 is back on The New York Times’ bestseller list, and the idea of a dominant surveillance state is going mainstream. Big Brother exists, it seems, and according to FBI director Robert Mueller, the US will aggressively track down Snowden and hold him accountable for leaking the details of the National Security Agency’s Prism program.