I read an article the other day about the Edward Snowden saga. I don’t really have much of an opinion on the matter, but I was surprised by one of the statements he made.
He said the internet is “the most important invention in human history.” This is quite a warped perspective in my opinion. Just off the top of my head, I could think of more important inventions:
And on the list goes.
Is Snowden a hero or villain? I don’t know. But I do know that he has overvalued the existence of the internet, and therefore has overvalued his “contribution,” whatever that may be.