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Top Five Reasons Online Privacy Has Become So Important

Chris Stobing Enemies of the Internet

In 2013 the world was rocked by a trove of classified documents that made their way into the public eye, packed with details covering the most comprehensive international surveillance program ever constructed in modern history. Leaked by none other than the now-infamous Edward Snowden, the Snowden Leaks uncovered a massive data-mining operation undertaken by the National Security Agency in the United States, and the GCHQ in Britain. This network was designed from the ground up to record as many phone calls, es, text messages and search queries as it could, …