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Edward Snowden's not the story. The fate of the internet is -
Edward Snowden is not the story. The story is what he has revealed about the hidden wiring of our networked world. Without him, we would not know how the National Security Agency had been able to access the emails, Facebook accounts and videos of citizens across the world. we would not be debating whether the US government should have turned surveillance into a huge business, offering data-mining contracts to private contractors The first is that the days of the internet as a truly global network are numbered. Now, Balkanisation is a certainty. The fact is that the net is finished as a global network and that US firms' cloud services cannot be trusted. Read complete article ‎- silpol