Edward Snowden TED Interview: Here's How We Take Back the Internet

Subject: Freedom of Speech, Right to Privacy, Internet, Individual Rights
Themes: Peace Makers Young Activists Whistleblowers Public Officials 21st Century Journalism and Media
Age groups: High School
Resource type: Video

From the Ted Talks Director Channel on Youtube:

Published on Mar 18, 2014

Appearing by telepresence robot, Edward Snowden speaks at TED2014 about surveillance and Internet freedom. The right to data privacy, he suggests, is not a partisan issue, but requires a fundamental rethink of the role of the internet in our lives — and the laws that protect it. "Your rights matter," he say, "because you never know when you're going to need them." Chris Anderson interviews, with special guest Tim Berners-Lee.

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