Chilling message from a former NSA executive

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What you are seeing is the establishment of a surveillance society.” (…) It raises the specter of “You are automatically suspicious until we prove that you are not“. It raises the specter of a persistent universal wire tap on every single person.”

Fear in itself is control. And what people will do when they are fearful is that they will begin to censure themselves.- Thomas Andrew Drake, former National Security Agency executive in the US

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