Privacy in post-9/11/01 Amerika

Update onderaan.

Jonathan Turley speaks at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic 2008: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties.”

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Update En deze was maar in te koppen. Als je deze week een kwartier hebt, lees dan dit stuk naar aanleiding van de gehackte mailaccount van Sarah Palin:

Still, it’s really a wondrous, and repugnant, sight to behold the Bush-following lynch mobs on the Right melodramatically defend the Virtues of Privacy and the Rule of Law. These, of course, are the same authoritarians who have cheered on every last expansion of the Lawless Surveillance State of the last eight years — put their fists in the air with glee as the Federal Government seized the power to listen to innocent Americans’ telephone calls; read our emails; obtain our banking, credit card, and library records; and create vast data bases of every call we make and receive and every prescription we fill and every instance of travel and other vast categories of information that remain largely unknown — all without warrants or oversight of any kind and often in clear violation of the law.


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