Glenn Greenwald:
Why privacy matters

TEDGlobal 2014 · 20:37 · Filmed Oct 2014
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Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see — and write about — the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States' extensive surveillance of private citizens. In this searing talk, Greenwald makes the case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you're "not doing anything you need to hide."

Glenn Greenwald is the journalist who has done the most to expose and explain the Edward Snowden files. Full bio
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