Above: Edward Snowden discussed online surveillance on Kim Dotcom’s Moment of Truth event in Auckland, New Zealand on September 15. Both Julian Assange and Glenn Greenwald were also present.
The event follows up on the acknowledgement by Prime Minister John Key that the Kiwi intelligence agency Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) had tapped into the cable but only for the purposes of a cybersecurity programme – following his earlier denial of any allegation that the GCSB had spied on New Zealanders.
New Zealanders are now waiting for Key to explain the revelations that the GCSB operates X-Keyscore in New Zealand and conducting mass surveillance on the citizens on behalf of the NSA without their knowledge.
Watch the entire event here below: