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and author and pulitzer prize winner is suing the u. s. government for what she calls quote kafka esque harassment , the intercept website on monday reporting laura poitras the filmmaker behind the edward snowden documentary citizenfour is demanding to know why she'd been held at u. s. and international airports more than fifty times between two thousand six and twenty twelve , for now know that everybody who cross every purchase you make a call you dial every cell phone tower you pass friend you keep site you visit and subject line you type is in the hands of a system whose reach is unlimited but whose safeguards are not waitress claimed she'd been told cheese on that no fly list had her equipment confiscated and was threatened with handcuffs , her lawsuit demands all documentation related to her tracking targeting and questioning by agencies over the six year period my name is edward snowden i go ahead former n. s. a. contractor edward snowden approached pointers and journalist glenn greenwald within archive of documents revealing a massive international and domestic u. s. government surveillance program waitress shared a pulitzer prize for public service in twenty thirteen and won an oscar for best documentary for citizen for last year