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[liberationtech] NSA whistleblower revealed

Raven Jiang CX jcx at stanford.edu
Sun Jun 9 15:52:39 PDT 2013


There is a strong resistance against Chinese strong-arming in Hong Kong,
plus I am not sure that it is actually in the interest of the Chinese
government to help the US do anything about this. I think you can make a
case for why it's a better choice, though it is definitely debatable.


On 9 June 2013 15:10, Sheila Parks <sheilaruthparks at comcast.net> wrote:

> I agree with what you say about Hong Kong
>
> He does say he would like to end up in Iceland
>
> Wonder why he did not go there in the first place
>
> Such an immensely brave and honest person
>
> Sheila
>
>
> At 06:04 PM 6/9/2013, you wrote:
>
>> On 06/09/2013 04:43 PM, Matt Johnson wrote:
>> > I have to say going to Hong Kong for free speech and safety seems like
>> > a very odd choice to me. What was he thinking?
>>
>> Actually, and I think this is pointed out in either the video or an
>> article somewhere, Hong Kong doesn't generally suffer the speech
>> restrictions mainland China does. Sure, they aren't completely free but
>> protests and unpopular political speech happen quite frequently and are
>> generally well tolerated by the government.
>>
>> Still, I have to wonder why he didn't go somewhere like Iceland. To me,
>> that would have been a no-brainer.
>>
>> Anthony
>>
>>
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