Here is my ninth list of good stuff on our surveillance society that I’d like talk about but only have time to recommend with a quick comment.
1-3 – The Atlantic – How the NSA Threatens National Security – Bruce Schneier points out the extreme level of compromised systems caused by the NSA spying fiasco is a serious threat to national security.
It is also breaking systems that we have spent decades building in America. It is breaking us financially and diplomatically. It is tearing down our political, legal, commercial, and technical systems. It is destroying trust in government, tech companies, and the internet itself.
As for the potential for abuse, here’s an experiment for you.