Glenn Greenwald: Why Privacy Is Utterly Important

Glenn Greenwald explains in this TED Talk, why the claim “He who has nothing to hide has nothing to fear” has been a fatal error at all times and led to our undoing repeatedly. He illustratesGlenn_Greenwald_2014-01-20_001, how a population that feels surveilled will become a grey conformist mass, disenfranchised and enslaved.

Glenn Greenwald was one of the first to meet and write about Edward Snowden. In an extraordinary and engaged speech he explains why privacy must be kept a basic right and total surveillance must be prevented.

Foto credits: “Glenn Greenwald 2014-01-20 001” by David dos Dantos – mynewsdesk. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

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