The Leaker, Unplugged
NSA leaker Edward Snowden took questions from journalists and readers of The Guardian. Here he is on the leaks to come: “All I can say right now is the US Government is not going to be able to cover this up by jailing or murdering me. Truth is coming, and it cannot be stopped.” And on claims he’s working for China: “Ask yourself: if I were a Chinese spy, why wouldn’t I have flown directly into Beijing? I could be living in a palace petting a phoenix by now.” Buzzfeed has a list of fourteen things we learned during the Q&A. And here’s the full transcript of the online chat.
+ “As a matter of historical analysis, the relationship between secrecy and privacy can be stated in an axiom: the defense of privacy follows, and never precedes, the emergence of new technologies for…
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