In digital era, privacy must be a priority. Is it just me, or is secret blanket surveillance obscenely outrageous? http://ow.ly/lKS13
During his speech in Montreal, Gore echoed the comments he made to the Guardian, saying that that Snowden "has revealed evidence of what appears to be crimes against the Constitution of the United States." Yet the former vice president offered some optimism, saying, "I think you will see a reining in."
In addition to government surveillance, Gore slammed corporations' data mining to obtain customer information, charging, "We have a stalker economy."
"These times now call for young men and women such as you to shape the future and make it what it should be," Gore said.