Snowden: “These [NSA] programs were never about terrorism: they`re about economic spying, social control, and diplomatic manipulation. They`re about power

Snowden: „These [NSA] programs were never about terrorism: they`re about economic spying, social control, and diplomatic manipulation. They`re about power.“
In an open letter published by Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo today , the former NSA contractor suggests – without addressing president Dilma Rousseff directly – that his ability to speak is limited in Russia, where he is temporarily based.