Describe an event in the world that has affected you this year. How? Why?
A year later, and we’re still talking about the right to privacy and the implications of the Edward Snowden leaks. A year later, and we’re still discussing the nature of privacy and the fundamental right to not be spied upon without just cause.
I recently filed a petition with the UK government to determine if I had been spied upon (UK courts just ruled that Her Majesty’s Government must disclose any illegal surveillance performed against any who ask). Though it is unlikely that I was spied upon, it is a symbolic step toward freedom and away from the tyranny of Big Brother.
PREVIOUSLY: 10Q #4 (2014)