While most Americans support greater limits on data collection by the government and most express low levels of confidence in the capacity of institutions with which they interact on a daily basis to protect their data, few are taking advanced steps to change their behavior or cloak their activities online. The adoption of certain privacy-enhancing tech tools such as using proxy servers and adding privacy-enhancing browser plug-ins has been low, and respondents have stated a variety of reasons for avoiding these measures.
For years its been known that shortly after the 2004 Olympic games in Athens a wiretapping operation against the Greek parliament was busted. There was no public information on who was behind it. Thanks to a recently published article based on the Snowden disclosures, the loose ends are finally tied.
Source: A Greek Tragedy – Whonix