The online privacy advocate answers questions about how democracy and technology intersect on the Internet
Before his starring turn as the exiled hacker comes to cinemas, Joseph Gordon-Levitt has released a new short film starring Edward Snowden. Are you there, Democracy? It’s me, the Internet is a short animated question-and-answer session with the former American intelligence analyst, who infamously revealed the extent to which the NSA had been keeping tabs on US citizens’ private correspondence.
Snowden weighs in on a number of questions about the usefulness of technology, ultimately believing that it can be a force for good – despite any abuses of privacy we might have to endure. Take a look at the short below: