There are still a lot of unanswered questions about Ed Snowden but it would be wrong to suggest he is not defending important human truths about the internet.
In this latest TED talk he says:
"Dick Cheney is something else" [He's a fucking lizard]
"The NSA is deputizing corporations to do their dirty work" [Please see TPP trade negotiations that will put corporations above Governments]
"We need a Magna Carta for the internet" [and a declaration of independence]