Spy-proofing the internet

NSA whistleblower/traitor/hero/crazy person Edward Snowden made an appearance at the TED conference that took place this week in Vancouver, Canada. He was interviewed by organizer Chris Anderson and even exchanged some words with father-of-the-web Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Check out the video, and maybe follow it up by reading about what it would take to make the internet spy-proof in an era in which your Amazon browsing habits are not encrypted.

Or you can do what Ron Swanson does.

[Suggested reading: Cryptonomicon (1999), by Neal Stephenson]