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Submission + - Snowden seeks to develop anti-surveillance technologies 1

An anonymous reader writes: Speaking via a Google Hangout at the Hackers on Planet Earth Conference, Edward Snowden says he plans to work on technology to preserve personal data privacy and called on programmers and the tech industry to join his efforts. "You in this room, right now have both the means and the capability to improve the future by encoding our rights into programs and protocols by which we rely every day," he said. "That is what a lot of my future work is going to be involved in."
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Snowden seeks to develop anti-surveillance technologies

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  • Daniel Ellsberg, the hope of massive disclosure per generation showing on going policy after Chelsea Manning.
    The ability to shut the public out of a document release vs modern technology.
    One person into a movement, going via US courts. New on the 1981 "Meet Executive Order 12333: The Reagan rule that lets the NSA spy on Americans" (July 18 2014) []
    Thomas Drake as an example to keep staff inline if they use internal channels, secret policy vs democracy.
    Secret or less with

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