Monday, November 7, 2016
The ZKM will perform the recently released interview film "A Good American" by Fritz Moser on 16 December 2016 in Karlsruhe.
Details of the event can be found here: http://zkm.de/event/2016/12/sicherheit-oder-datenschutz-ein-falscher-gegensatz
Following the documentary "Citizenfour" by Laura Poitras (2014) and the feature film "Snowden" by Oliver Stone (2016), this section now describes how the introduction of mass surveillance tools came about from the perspective of a former NSA technical director. From his insights you can see:
But, as one senior NSA staff member explained internally, from an NSA perspective, "9/11 was the greatest gift to the NSA and to the companies benefiting from their contracts."
The discussion at the ZKM Media Theater will focus on:
To get you in the mood, a quote from Edward Snowden in a telco in October 2016: "I can give you tips on how to protect your communication, but this is a battle you cannot win like this. You need to fight it on the front pages." Who, if not him, deserves asylum in Germany?