Suddenly, out of nowhere, The Hindu decided to acknowledge that governments have been intruding privacy. They have been doing so at a global level for over two decades now. Hasan Elahi’s name was (by mistake) added to the US Government’s watch list. He turned his life inside-out for everyone, and especially the FBI to watch. He fought the assault of privacy by guaranteeing him none. Watch the talk he gave in TEDGlobal 2011.