The bottom line is this: I love America for a lot of very good reasons, and I have spend a good part of my life there, but this blatant obsession with snooping and surveillance under the pretense of national security must stop, and soon – or else the rest of the world must re-consider all future involvement with those that sanction and engineer this Orwellian detour. A Benjamin Franklin quote comes to mind (perversely so): “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety” (via 5 reasons why the Snowden / NSA / PRISM affair is indeed a game changer for the Future of the Internet - Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker Gerd Leonhard)

The bottom line is this: I love America for a lot of very good reasons, and I have spend a good part of my life there, but this blatant obsession with snooping and surveillance under the pretense of national security must stop, and soon – or else the rest of the world must re-consider all future involvement with those that sanction and engineer this Orwellian detour. A Benjamin Franklin quote comes to mind (perversely so): “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety” (via 5 reasons why the Snowden / NSA / PRISM affair is indeed a game changer for the Future of the Internet - Futurist, Author and Keynote Speaker Gerd Leonhard)

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    It’s not white people that are being spied on…
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    #nsa over there # gchq over here. There’s no bogieman under the stairs.. Stop letting them make out there is.
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    This nation and it’s leaders are starting to scare me.
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