“Do me a favor: Look up into the sky right now. Higher. No, higher still. Do you see that? Way up there? Way up above the clouds? That’s rock bottom. And we are currently way down here.” That was how John Oliver addressed his audience on “Last Week Tonight” after learning of just one of the…
The disclosure of classified information to unauthorized individuals puts me, my family, my fellow service members at risk, in addition to threatening the security of the American homeland and people. To me, Snowden and Manning are criminals and traitors, not heroes.
At any rate, we cannot afford to forget the important policies questions and ethical quandaries that Snowden has raised in the last two years–celebrating these discussions will be essential in preserving civil liberties in the future.
Super Tuesday columnists Johnathan Bowes ’15 and Aimee Trujillo ’15 take on net neutrality. While there is a broad consensus that the Internet must remain impartial, the two disagree on the political solution. Trujillo supports government regulations like those placed on telecommunications companies. Bowes, in contrast, argues that we should use our economic vote against the manipulative ISPs and turn instead to encouraging new ISP start ups.