Citizens don't need to explain why they need privacy: Snowden
Replying to a question about surveillance issue, Snowden said, "No government will say that it has decided that people don't have rights. They would rather say that they're bringing in a new program that'll safeguard people's rights."
He made a point stating that citizens don't need to explain why they need privacy, it's the government that needs to explain why people don't need rights.
Snowden says privacy can be protected by strong legal system
Snowden said that it's a myth that youngsters aren't concerned about privacy. The former employee of USA secret agency CIA said, "We've privacy issues because it helps those who violate it." He said privacy can be safeguarded through better encryption systems and strong legal system.