What a Difference a Year Makes

One year ago, Edward Snowden's disclosures set in motion an intense debate about the proper limits of government surveillance. Since then, an agency that operated in the dark has been dragged into the light, revelation by revelation. Highlights from this remarkable year are listed below. Note that many important moments are missing – most notably dozens of groundbreaking news reports exposing the breadth of the NSA's surveillance of the world's communications. You can access all of the documents on which those reports were based in our searchable NSA Archive.

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