Global surveillance can be described as the practice of globalized mass surveillance of entire populations across national borders The origins of global surveillance can be traced back to the late 1940s, after the UKUSA Agreement was jointly enacted by the United Kingdom and the United States, which eventually culminated in the creation of the global surveillance network code-named ""ECHELON in 1971. Its existence, however, was not widely acknowledged until the global surveillance disclosure by Edward Snowden triggered a debate about the right to privacy in the digital age. According to the April 2013 summary of documents leaked by Snowden, other than to combat terrorism, these surveillance programs were employed to assess the foreign policy and economic stability of other countries, and to gather commercial secrets.
OMICS International through its Open Access group but it is main motive is to make genuine and reliable contributions to the scientific community. OMICS International includes well established quality journals, were numerous quality articles are published with quick review processing. One such established journal is bioterrorism and biodefense , this journal publishes articles related to Global surveillance.
Last date updated on June, 2014