"Can a criminal be a hero ?" E.SNOWDEN (Consequences (CONCLUSION…
"Can a criminal be a hero ?" E.SNOWDEN
Have strong moral vlaues
put his moral values before his own safety
Acts against what he thinks is wrong
Risks his own life in the process
He broke the law
Jeopardize overseas operations and the safety
BUT these programs were about a lot more things
SO HE LEAKED THEM
For him :Death Penalty
Raised international awareness level
Discredit the USA
Gives an example
He is an Outlaw hero, he acted for the greater good and the long-term.
He favorised the conclusions to the means
He gave an example to all whistleblowers
Like he said himself : "I'm neither traitor nor hero. I'm an american."
Forced exile in Russia
What he did
Leaked classified infromation to the Media
Massive Surveillance program = Humans right and 4th amendments violation by the US. Govnt.
Protects the Constitution