From his temporary asylum in Russia, Snowden has continued to leak #NSA documents that have given many people a deeper understanding of government spying efforts.
According to an Angus Reid Global Survey in October 2013, seven in 10 Canadians support Snowden, and many of the documents that have been leaked pertain to Canada.
Among the main ones:http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/whistleblower-edward-snowden-s-impact-on-canada-1.2546624
U.S.-based encryption firm Silent Circle is hoping that the heightened paranoia about government snooping will compel consumers to buy the #Blackphone, a pro-privacy smartphone the company is launching Monday at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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On its website, Silent Circle calls the Blackphone "the world's first smartphone to put privacy and control ahead of everything else." The device is designed to allow encrypted phone and text communications, private web browsing and secure file-sharing.
“We wanted it to look and feel just like a phone and apps that are already familiar,” says Toby Weir-Jones, chief product officer for Blackphone, in an email interview.