Technically, dictators didn't really care that much in the past either way. They do ignore criticism in all case.
I think the idea is to have your own on-demand cloud and server, ie for internal customers in big company.
I see more someone saying "OMG NSA is so stupid" rather than someone trying to tarnish Snowden reputation.
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