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The NSA is surely not the Stasi, but we should always remember that the danger to societies from security services is not that they will spontaneously decide to embrace mustache twirling and jackboots to bear us bodily into dark places, but that the slowly shifting foundations of policy will make it such that mustaches and jackboots are discovered to prove an operational advantage toward a ...
Snowden made his revelations in Hong Kong. After he left Hong Kong, the US government revoked his passport, forcing him to land in Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport without a way to leave. Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin
eventually granted him asylum. Snowden's girlfriend Lindsay Mills later moved to Russia to be with him. As of 2017, they remain in Russia.