The Internet is many things, but above all it is power. The power to communicate and connect, to document and share. And like any source of power, there is a battle over who gets to control it. Every day in the headlines, we see the war over net neutrality between governments, private enterprise, hackers, and activists waging. At the core, it is a battle to preserve freedom of communication and protect the population from government surveillance.
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By Kate French. The documentary focuses on the stories of Edward Snowden, who became the world’s most wanted Millennial after leaking NSA secrets, and Aaron Swartz, whose suicide was prompted by the aggressive prosecution of his hacking activities.