June 10, 2013
A whistleblower is a person who tells the authorities about illegal activities occurring within an organization. Society has always had whistlerblowers, sometimes thought of as traitors as they put governments at risk - but other times as heroes who risk their lives for truth.
Two of the purposes of the Internet and Social Media were to gather information about people's lives by having them post it, and to bring documented information to the world as quickly as possible ... before governments could cover up the facts.
In 2006, Wikileaks opened up a new way to bring classified information to the public by publishing secret information and classified media from anonymous sources. I had hoped UFO cover-ups would finally be revealed, but it never happened.
Other famed leakers in recent history MSNBC - June 10, 2013
Three debates worth having MSNBC - June 10, 2013
Technology today makes government surveillance easier and easier - privacy lost. Who are the "good guys"? Who are the "bad guys"?
Conspiracy theorists and other researchers wrote about Big Brother as far back as the beginning of the program - highlighted in 1984.
Nothing is private, but in defense of hi-tech surveillance - it is great for solving crimes.
All things sci-fi now exist which is why cover-ups can't continue and whistleblowers like Edward Snowden are programmed to tell the truth.
Edward Snowden Wikipedia
US whistleblower Edward Snowden 'defending liberty' BBC - June 10, 2013
An ex-CIA employee has said he acted to "protect basic liberties for people around the world" in leaking details of US phone and internet surveillance.
Called a defector, NSA leaker defends his decision CNN - June 10, 2013
Edward Snowden, the man behind of one of the biggest leaks in the history of U.S. intelligence, is a former technical assistant for the CIA who is now holed up in a Hong Kong hotel, in danger of running out of money and hoping to find asylum somewhere in the world.