Edward Snowden dominates the mainstream headlines, as he makes his escape from Hong Kong. We’ll reflect on their continued character assassination and arm you with the critical thinking you’ll need to form your own opinions on his motivations. Warrantless dragnet surveillance of the Internet expands beyond the borders of the US. This week it was revealed Britain’s spy agency the GCHQ has secretly gained access to the network cables that carry the world’s phone calls and internet traffic, which it has admitted to sharing with the NSA. Effectively creating a world-wide police state. Plus the troubling death of Michael Hastings, your feedback, and much much more. On this week’s Unfilter.