Edward Snowden Quotes

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Edward Snowden Quotes

There are programs such as the NSA paying RSA $10 million to use an insecure encryption standard by default in their products. Thats making us more vulnerable not just to the snooping of our domestic agencies, but also foreign agencies.
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I have no intention of hiding who I am because I know I have done nothing wrong.

— Edward Snowden

I am not trying to bring down the NSA, I am working to improve the NSA. I am still working for the NSA right now. They are the only ones who don't realize it.

— Edward Snowden

America is a fundamentally good country. We have good people with good values who want to do the right thing. But the structures of power that exist are working to their own ends to extend their capability at the expense of the freedom of all publics.

— Edward Snowden

What we need to do is we need to create new international standards of behavior - not just national laws, because this is a global problem. We can't just fix it in the United States, because there are other countries that don't follow U.S. laws. We have to create international standards that say that cyber attacks should only ever occur when it is absolutely necessary.

— Edward Snowden

What is right is not always the same as what is legal

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We have to be able to reject disproportionate and unjustified responses in the cyber domain just as we do in the physical domain.

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I don't want to live in a world where everything that I say, everything I do, everyone I talk to, every expression of creativity or love or friendship is recorded,

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I had been looking for leaders, but I realized that leadership is about being the first to act.

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There's no question that the US is engaged in economic spying. If there's information at Siemens that they think would be beneficial to the national interests, not the national security of the United States, they'll go after that information and they'll take it.

— Edward Snowden

So when they say I'm a low-level systems administrator, that I don't know what I'm talking about, I'd say it's somewhat misleading,

— Edward Snowden

My case clearly demonstrates the need for comprehensive whistleblower protection act reform. If we had had a real process in place, and reports of wrongdoing could be taken to real, independent arbiters rather than captured officials, I might not have had to sacrifice so much to do what at this point even the President seems to agree needed to be done.

— Edward Snowden

I went to a website the other day and right at the top of the page it showed me my ip address. It was the most disturbing moment I have ever experienced. This website even told me what internet browser I was using, and what day it was. Computers can do anything.

— Edward Snowden

Something we have to remember is that everything about the internet is interconnected. All of our systems are not just common to us because of the network links between them, but because of the software packages, because of the hardware devices that comprise it. The same router that's deployed in the United States is deployed in China.

— Edward Snowden

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