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Laura Poitras

For the NSA, espionage was a means to strengthen the US position in climate negotiations

At the Copenhagen Climate Summit in 2009, the world's nations were supposed to reach an agreement that would protect future generations against catastrophic climate change. But not everyone was playing by the rules. A leaked document now reveals that the US employed the NSA, its signals intelligence agency, to intercept information about other countries' views on the climate negotiations before and during the summit. According to observers, the spying may have contributed to the Americans getting their way in the negotiations

»Vi var ved at gå bag over, da vi så, hvor ung han var«

Da Edward Snowden havde besluttet sig for at lække sin dokumentation for USA’s massive overvågningsmaskineri, var dokumentarfilmskaberen Laura Poitras den første kontakt, der tog ham alvorligt. Og han kunne næppe have fået en bedre hjælper. I årevis er Poitras selv blevet overvåget og adskillige gange udsat for samme slags tilbageholdelse, som i denne uge overgik David Miranda, Guardian-journalisten, Glenn Greenwalds partner

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  2. At the Copenhagen Climate Summit in 2009, the world's nations were supposed to reach an agreement that would protect future generations against catastrophic climate change. But not everyone was playing by the rules. A leaked document now reveals that the US employed the NSA, its signals intelligence agency, to intercept information about other countries' views on the climate negotiations before and during the summit. According to observers, the spying may have contributed to the Americans getting their way in the negotiations
  3. Information har fået adgang til lækkede dokumenter om samarbejdet mellem FE og NSA samt om overvågningsprogrammet RAMPART-A via whistlebloweren Edward Snowden
  4. Verdens lande skulle ved COP15-forhandlingerne i København finde sammen om en aftale, der kunne sikre fremtidige generationer mod katastrofale klimaforandringer. Men ikke alle fulgte spillereglerne
  5. Journalister har også lov til at have en holdning og udtrykke den, mener den amerikanske journalist og filmskaber Laura Poitras, der gæster dokumentarfilmfestivalen CPH DOX for at præsentere sin nye, opsigtsvækkende film, ’Citizenfour’, om og med NSA-whistleblower Edward Snowden
  6. Laura Poitras’ dybt fascinerende dokumentarfilm ’Citizenfour’ er et hotelkammerspil, der bringer os hidtil uset tæt på verdens mest omdiskuterede flygtning, Edward Snowden, under de afgørende døgn, hvor en dengang ukendt mand ændrede verdens opfattelse af virkelighed og paranoia. Og så afslører filmen, at en ny NSA-whistleblower har meldt sig på banen