NSA Whistleblower Against Tyranny, Flees US for Autocracies
by Anthony Sibley (AJ) on Jul 13, 2013 | Views: 168 | Score: 2
|Netherlands||Germany||Canada||UK||US||Hong Kong||Venezuela||Equador||Russia||China||North Korea|
|Freedom of the Press||6.48||10.24||12.69||16.89||18.22||26.16||34.44||34.69||43.42||73.07||83.9|
Ranking of Countries on Free Press scale (0 is most free)
Sources: en.rsf.org, guardian.co.uk, en.wikipedia.org
Of the various countries Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower wanted for espionage, has sought asylum in, few have freedom/liberties rankings anywhere near that of the country he left, in his words, because he did not "want to live in a society that does these sort of things." "I can't...allow the US government to destroy privacy, internet freedom and basic liberties..."