Skip to comments.Obama: Let Big Brother In If You Want Online Protection
Posted on 04/07/2016 4:34:55 PM PDT by Nachum
President Obama urged students to open up their digital life to the federal government, if they wanted to be protected by the government, calling the current privacy expectations from Americans unrealistic.
People have a whole new set of privacy expectations that are understandable. They also expect though that since their lives are all digitized, that the digital world is safe, which creates a contradictory demand on government, he said.
Obama discussed the issue during a conversation about the Supreme Court at the University of Chicago, where he used to teach Constitutional law.
He pointed out that citizens expected the government to protect them from hackers and terrorists, but refused to allow the government to have some sort of access to their information.
He characterized the problematic attitude as protect me from hackers, protect me for terrorists, protect me from et cetera, et cetera, et cetera, but I dont want you to know any of your business and I dont even want you to have the ability to investigate some of that business when it happens because of its broader implications and were worried about Big Brother.
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We’re from the government and we’re here to help.
Finally! Obama Anti-virus and Malware protection!
FUB0, you flop eared Mooselimb, would be halbeschwarzefuhrer!
Plenty of people here thought Apple should've helped out the FBI.
F*** you, Barry.
And of course when government is presented with contradictory demands it can't possibly say "this is not a good thing for me to be involved with."
People willing to trade their freedom for temporary security deserve neither and will lose both.
i’ve never counted on guvment, especially this one, to protect us from hackers. the private market is there for that.
Creepy bastard... he is just a creep. He isn’t even American enough to realize it.
The Xerox machine ended the notion that anything put on paper was private. The idea that anything you put on the net or a device will remain private is erroneous. The govt won’t protect it and everything eventually can be hacked. Live with it.
Has Obama EVER proposed or done ONE blessed thing that’s consistent with ... or which advances... American values, American citizens’ constitutional liberties, American defenses and alliances, America’s economy and JOBS for American citizens?
Just asking .. I realize its a rhetorical question
The enemy has placed a remarkably consistent and effective mole in our WH
I want to puke. I’m having evil wishes which disrupts my Karma.
No jerky boy
We don’t want or need your “protection or help”
Do us all a favor ..... go play golf
Give me your liberty..!
I will give you SECURITY..!
And that database will have information about everything on every individual in ways that its never been done before, Waters told Washington Watch host Roland, referring to Obamas Organizing for America, which was changed from a campaign organization to a 501(c)(4) called Organizing for Action.
The Nazis and Stalin and Mao would have just killed to have this technology.
Says the man who won’t even release his college work