Over period of two months, to the point where I’d actually leave notes for my mystery editor saying, “Look, I’m really not very happy that you’re doing this. Please don’t delete stuff.” And if it had been Hollywood, I would have got a mysterious disembodied reply, but I didn’t get a reply. But very unusual, all writers expect people to criticize their books after they published. To be criticized when you are still writing, is something very new.
So I’d say thank you very much. I think privacy is a fundamental human right. I think Edward Snowden is a great person. He’s in a difficult situation in Moscow and I think we are in his debt. I think we should thank Edward Snowden.
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