/> ED I T O R S C H O I C E IN N O V A T IO N A W A R D
X

NSA critics march in the capital (pictures)

A slew of people marched from Washington, DC's Union Station to the Capitol Building on Saturday to express their concern with the National Security Agency's mass surveillance programs. Here's a look at the action.

edmoyer-web-adj-1.jpg
Edward Moyer
censorship.jpg
1 of 11 Twitter/Fight for the Future (@fightfortheftr)

A slew of people marched from Washington, DC's Union Station to the Capitol Building on Saturday, October 26, to express their concern with the National Security Agency's mass surveillance programs. This photo shows a banner that refers to what some have called "the chilling effect" of the NSA's mass spying programs -- on journalists, whistle-blowers, and others.

For the detailed article associated with this slideshow, including Edward Snowden's statement read during the Stop Watching Us rally, go here.

stinks.jpg
2 of 11 Twitter/EFF (@EFF)
"Protection" meaning, perhaps, encryption?
drone.jpg
3 of 11 Twitter/Emily Crockett (@emilycrockett)
A reference to the Predator Drone program, which has reportedly involved NSA intelligence.
harshing.jpg
4 of 11 Twitter/Alexis Goldstein (@alexisgoldstein)
Chilling effect becomes harshing effect.
obama.jpg
5 of 11 Twitter/Rania Khalek (@RaniaKhalek)
Obama as Big Brother.
amash.jpg
6 of 11 Twitter/Matthew Harwood (@mharwood31)
Republican Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan speaks at the event. Amash is a vocal critic of the NSA's evasiveness before Congress.
petitions.jpg
7 of 11 Twitter/Sina Khanifar (@sinak)
Boxes of petitions delivered to the Capitol during the event.
yes_we_scan.jpg
8 of 11 Twitter/Rania Khalek (@RaniaKhalek)
This clever play on Obama's campaign slogan has been popular at NSA protests around the world.
rally_sun_1.jpg
9 of 11 Twitter/Peter Micek (@lawyerpants)
Sunlight through a banner makes an impromptu statement about a need for transparency regarding the NSA's highly secretive activities.
texting.jpg
10 of 11 Twitter/Keith Ivey (@kcivey)
Is that text she's sending being "collected"?
big_crowd.jpg
11 of 11 Twitter/EFF (@EFF)

DC protestors stand with Snowden to fight surveillance

(Hu)manning the barricades.

More Galleries

The best games on Nintendo Switch

More Galleries

The best games on Nintendo Switch

41 Photos
Global 2022 Ford Ranger gets stronger styling, more infotainment tech

More Galleries

Global 2022 Ford Ranger gets stronger styling, more infotainment tech

7 Photos
The new Kia Niro crossover has a lot more style

More Galleries

The new Kia Niro crossover has a lot more style

8 Photos
Movies coming in 2021 and 2022 from Netflix, Marvel, HBO and more

More Galleries

Movies coming in 2021 and 2022 from Netflix, Marvel, HBO and more

67 Photos
2021 best new TV shows to watch, stream, obsess about

More Galleries

2021 best new TV shows to watch, stream, obsess about

65 Photos
The 2022 Kia Stinger 2.5T is a lovely liftback

More Galleries

The 2022 Kia Stinger 2.5T is a lovely liftback

40 Photos
The 51 best VR games

More Galleries

The 51 best VR games

53 Photos