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10 Lessons about the Surveillance State

Anonymous Coward writes | about 8 months ago

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An anonymous reader writes "Crikey shows the lessons learned from the NSA scandal. Most troubling are the complicity of the mainstream media, the invention of "wanton publicaton", public officials not being prosecuted for perjuring themselves before Congress and companies like Google and Microsoft paid to participate. It also shows powers granted to keep us safe from crime and terrorism are frequently abused for commercial and personal advantage. Should there be a criminal offence for public officials who breach the constitution?"
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