Snowden killed the USA-centric internet.
Let's see what we can make out of the rubble.
I am quite okay with this.
Which - without doubt - is a good thing, for foreigners
like me as well as for us citizens who do not want to depend on a trusted government for free communication.
Here, the principles were being presented to the United Nations -- not by the United Nations!
Assuming they will say one day "ok, we fixed it", how can we ever trust them again?
Then we have to set out to thwart it. Build into the network the technology to make surveillance as difficult as possible. Decentralization, end-to-end encryption, perfect forward secrecy, etc. etc. Because that's how you can trust them again: When the math proves they can't do it anymore.