Edward Snowden NSA files: secret surveillance and our revelations so far

In the 11 weeks since the Guardian published its first revelations from top-secret material leaked by the NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the paper has published more than 300 stories on the surveillance state and the political fallout from the revelations.The disclosures shed unprecedented light on the scale and sophistication of surveillance on both sides of the Atlantic – and the secret laws underpinning such programmes. As publication continued, the UK government brought substantial pressure to bear, leading to the Guardian’s decision to destroy a copy of the GCHQ documents: those stored in its London offices.

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