Students of the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel uncoil a placard Thursday showing Snowden as part of a campaign by German activists to gain asylum for him. (Carsten Rehder/AFP/Getty Images)
Surveillance policy hasn’t changed much. The disclosures have the potential to spur more transparency. Efforts to make changes haven’t gone far enough. The leaks caused unprecedented damage. The whole story isn’t being told. Those thoughts and more can be found in commentary published today about the one-year anniversary of the Edward Snowden disclosures.