“We consider that any attempts to flirt with terrorists, let alone arm them, are short-sighted and extremely dangerous.” During the 20 minute speech of Russian President Vladimir Putin some journalists showed total confusion, some were smiling. “People laughed during his speech in Assembly. These are declarations. He didn't say anything new,”said Iurii Sergeev, Ukraine's permanent representative to the UN, one day later. Yes, reaction was different. But everyone – no matter supportive or critical – listened.
Govt data Surveillance and privacy had never been the most popular subject well talked about and thought about among the people of both advanced and developing countries. But thanks to Snowden episode which opened new debate on how much surveillance can democracy withstand, and how we can lose the last shred of control over our institutions if whistleblowers don’t dare reveal such lies, the people might lose the last shred of control over their institutions.