Recently the world has learned, thanks to the act of courage of a whistleblower named Edward Snowden, the exact proportions of the U.S. surveillance state.
As a European citizen I find this, to say the least, very disturbing and hope that my country and all other European countries will do something to stand up against this blatant violation of users privacy.
The reason why I say European countries should do something about this is that I have truly lost hope in any kind of resolution coming out of the U.S. From the information made public it appears that the people that had the power to stop this have failed to do so and they appear to not have any kind of interest in working towards a resolution that both protects national security, but also citizens privacy.
The aspect that I personally find most interesting about this matter is the…
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