The documentary filmmaker tells Crikey what Edward Snowden is like in person, and how much the NSA can learn from listening to you type.
The United States National Security Agency is facing its first real legal challenge to its collection of citizens' phone metadata. Journalist and law student Parashar Das has followed the cases from Australia.
Australia has worked hard to present itself as the US' deputy sheriff and happily spied on the superpower's behalf. But retired diplomat Bruce Haigh says all the forelock-tugging has landed Australia in a bit of hot water.