WHISTLE-BLOWER EDWARD SNOWDEN TALKED TO VANCOUVER AUDIENCE

WRITTEN BY KALAHAN DENG

 

Many of us who follow daily world news heard or know who is Edward Snowden, what he did and revealed to the world.He is now on the surface once more addressing people in Vancouver,British Columbia, Canada Via WEB-LINK during a Simon Fraser University Public Square Forum on big data at Queen Elizabeth Theatre last Tuesday evening on April 5,2016. What did he revealed to people in Vancouver,Canada? Well, he was asked about the release of the Panama papers ;which is thought to be the biggest DATA leak in history, contain the private of law firm Mossack Fonseca and reveals how offshore tax havens are used by companies and individuals, including some world leaders, to avoid billions of dollars in taxes. Edward Snowden worked with the American National Security Agency and eventually exposed mass surveillance by the United States government and its allies in 2013 and who is currently living in Russia for fear of arrest.He told the Vancouver audience that, “THE MOST POWERFUL PEOPLE ARE OPERATING UNDER A DIFFERENT SET OF RULES”.