Their own government may not appreciate them, but those who rail against mass surveillance by government sure do.
The Local (Sweden) reports that Edward Snowden has said he has no regrets about revealing American intelligence secrets after receiving a Swedish Right Livelihood award.
Elsewhere, journalist Glenn Greenwald also won an award this week for his courageous journalism. The Local (Germany) reports he won the Scholl Siblings Prize. The prize is named for Hans and Sophie Scholl, founders of a resistance groups under the Nazi dictatorship.