Anonymous: Chasing Edward Snowden

The official YouTube channel of the internet based activist group known as Anonymous have just released a new feature length documentary which focuses on Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower who is now infamous for facilitating a large number of interesting leaks which revealed the existence of many global surveillance programs which were run by the NSA and the several other alliances/companies/governments.

Upon releasing these leaks to the public Snowden immediately left the United States for fear of being imprisoned and made his was to Hong Kong, China and subsequently Russia. This film is focuses on the journalists who were sent these highly secretive leaks i.e. Wikileaks, etc. and tells the story of how they helped him escape.

Through a number of interviews with these journalists we gain fresh insight into what exactly happened once Snowden decided to blow the whistle and how not everything was at first released to the public.

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