Let It Snowden, Let It Snowden, Let It Snowden!

Recently we learned that our governments, working in concert, have created a system of worldwide mass surveillance watching everything we do. Great Britain’s George Orwell warned us of the danger of this kind of information. The types of collection in the book — microphones and video cameras, TVs that watch us — are nothing compared to what we have available today.

— Edward Snowden, in an “alternative Christmas message” broadcast on U.K. television.