Daily Archives: June 7, 2013

“More than machinery we need humanity” – The NSA, Verizon, Prism, and You


“People generally do not like being spied on, but what people like even less than the actual spying is having to recognize that it is going on when they had previously been able to pretend it was not happening. This, in some respects, is the sentiment behind much of the discomfort in the recent NSA and Verizon tale that is unfolding; people knew that the government had the capability to demand all of this information, knew the government was probably doing it, but until Glenn Greenwald’s expose in the Guardian they were able to pretend that all was hunky-dory…”

Read the rest via librarianshipwreck: https://librarianshipwreck.wordpress.com/2013/06/07/more-than-machinery-we-need-humanity-the-nsa-verizon-prism-and-you/


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