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Privacy under attack: the NSA files revealed new threats to democracy
The Guardian ^
| Eben Moglen
Posted on 05/28/2014 5:33:39 PM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
Thanks to Edward Snowden, we know the apparatus of repression has been covertly attached to the democratic state. However, our struggle to retain privacy is far from hopeless.
(Excerpt) Read more at theguardian.com ...
TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: nsa; privacy; snowden
Found this via Bruce Schneier's blog (https://www.schneier.com/). Very long but well worth reading.
Obama did say something about transparency in government.
posted on 05/28/2014 6:24:33 PM PDT
(Hmph. Adventure. Heh. Excitement. Heh. A Jedi craves not these things.)
The author is informative but delusional.
The only way we'll get our privacy back is to kill those who would take it.
posted on 05/28/2014 6:32:37 PM PDT
(War Criminal #18)
posted on 05/28/2014 6:49:20 PM PDT
Sadly, you are probably correct.
“The president can apologise to people for the cancellation of their health insurance policies, but he cannot merely apologise to the people for the cancellation of the constitution. When you are president of the United States, you cannot apologise for not being on Frederick Douglass’s side.”
posted on 05/29/2014 5:10:15 AM PDT
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