When I was on Charter, I bought my own modem but Charter changed my rental fee to "Modem configuration" fee. Same price and it appeared when I gave them their modem back. When asked, it was because they have to monitor my modem on their system to make sure it wasn't hacked.
The government thinks that if there is a back door, they can use it on us but not on them. Sadly noone realizes if there is a "back door" so they can access our information, then there is a back door that anyone can use to access the government's information. All those emails? Secure communications? data? military movements? All will be seen by everyone putting not only the soldiers at risk like you seem to want to blame Snowden for, but us Citizens themselves.
I have popcorn being made in wait for the first "report to authorities" of a child screaming as their parent yells at them and you can hear a crash of something in the background only to find out the kid threw a temper tantrum and broke something and not that the child was being harmed in any way.
Please understand that I am not against freedom of speech and yes, she has the right to wear that thing on her head, HOWEVER, in NH, when I was a teen, it was against the law to wear anything on your head, minus a hair piece, when getting your photo taken. I thought that was universal. I am willing to bet laws will be changed.
I think they would need to prove they were the first to ever make a pale ale. According to their website they didn't start making the pale ale until the late 80's but pale ale was invented in 1980 according to Wikapedia.