Detroit Free Press: Hundreds In Hong Kong Protest NSA SurveillanceSubmitted by emalvini on Sun, 06/16/2013 - 12:58
Detroit Free Press: Hundreds In Hong Kong Protest NSA Surveillance
12:33 PM, June 15, 2013
by Zach Coleman, Special for USA TODAY
HONG KONG - In a show of protest against U.S. surveillance programs and in support of whistle-blower Edward Snowden, several hundred people marched Saturday to the U.S. Consulate General and the offices of the Hong Kong government despite drizzly weather.
"I think it's not acceptable for the (National Security Agency) to spy" on everyone, said Patrick Cheung, who has been upset by claims former NSA contractor Snowden made about the agency's data gathering from U.S.-based Internet firms. "It's our right to have our privacy protected."