A lot of times when people make accusations like that about other people - "Oh, he can't really be doing this for principled reasons, he must have some corrupt, nefarious reason" - they're saying a lot more about themselves than they are the target of their accusations, because those people, the ones who make that accusation, they themselves never act for any reason other than corrupt reasons, so they assume that everybody else is plagued by the same disease of soullessness as they are, and so that's the assumption.

October 2014

Glenn Greenwald

American lawyer, journalist and author

6 March 1967 —

Why privacy matters, TEDGlobal 2014



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Time of publication: October 22, 2014

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