Edward Snowden Interview-Transcript

Der Guardian hat das Transkript seines 7stündigen Ed Snowden-Interviews veröffentlicht: Edward Snowden interview - the edited transcript, hier der Artikel dazu: I, spy: Edward Snowden in exile.

The question is, why are our private details that are transmitted online, why are our private details that are stored on our personal devices, any different [from] the details and private records of our lives that are stored in our private journals?

There shouldn’t be this distinction between digital information and printed information. But governments, in the United States and many other countries around the world, increasingly seek to make that distinction because they recognise that it actively increases their powers of investigation.