The NSA Surveillance Programs: Assessing The Damage to U.S. Commerce, Confidence & Credibility

Date: Friday, July 18, 2014

It has been one year since the sweeping NSA surveillance programs were revealed by controversial leaker Edward Snowden. As Congress considers reforming these programs we need to also assess the impact that this controversy has had on U.S. commercial interests, on our confidence in our leaders, and on U.S. credibility both globally and domestically.


Stewart Baker, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Kevin Bankston, Policy Director, Open Technology Institute, New America Foundation
Chris Hopfensperger, Director, Policy, BSA | The Software Alliance
Shane Tews, Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute (moderator)