Privacy is a right

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About #privacyisaright

On june 2013 whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that the National Security Agency (NSA) ignores the right to privacy of millions of citizens world-wide. This violation is on such a large scale that it has become subject of a global debate. #privacyisaright is a platform that visualises different opinions on the issue in a creative way and aims to create awareness with thought provoking images.

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    See what others have said about the right to privacy and share your own view.

    "Communication is not a crime"

    Edward Snowden

    "Democracy may die behind closed doors"

    Edward Snowden

    "A child born today will grow up with no conception of privacy at all"

    Edward Snowden

    "They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety"

    Benjamin Franklin

    "We don't have to give up our liberty to have security"

    Edward Snowden

    "I am living proof that an individual can go head to head against the most powerful adversaries and the most powerful intelligence agencies around the world and win"

    Edward Snowden

    "Privacy and freedom from state intrusion are important for everyone. You can’t just scream ‘terrorism’ and use it as an excuse for Orwellian snooping"

    Stephen Fry

    "Snooping and surveillance on this scale is not only an invasion of privacy, it also undermines the basis of democracy and free speech"

    Kirsty Hughes

    "Terrorism is something that provokes an emotional response that allows people to rationalize authorizing powers and programs that they wouldn't give otherwise"

    Edward Snowden

    "Like all security, privacy is hard. It requires subtle thinking, and the conjunction of law, markets, technology and norms to get right"

    Cory Doctorow

    "The spies will keep spying. They will spy more. They will spy harder."

    Cory Doctorow

    This is just a small selection, check out all the quotes.

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    The images above are inspired by quotes from Edward Snowden and others. You can also submit your own quotes. Inspiring quotes will be turned into art to help spread the message.

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    Please share these images and quotes among your friends and family. Together we will create awareness on the subject of privacy. All images are created by Kevin Sträter and are free to download and share.

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