NSA’s secretive surveillance program goes to the Supreme Court

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RTThe US government insists that Americans don’t have the right to challenge a law that lets the National Security Agency eavesdrop on the intimate communications of anyone in the country, but all of that could now change as early as next week.

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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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