‘Life in the Electronic Concentration Camp: The Surveillance State Is Alive and Well’ by John W. Whitehead

Posted: December 1, 2015 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

John W. Whitehead, Constitutional Attorney

“Big Brother in the form of an increasingly powerful government and in an increasingly powerful private sector will pile the records high with reasons why privacy should give way to national security, to law and order […] and the like.” ― William O. Douglas, Supreme Court Justice

Bottle up the champagne, pack away the noisemakers, and toss out the party hats.

There is no cause for celebration.

We have secured no major victories against tyranny.

We have achieved no great feat in pushing back against government overreach.

For all intents and purposes, the National Security Agency has supposedly ceased its bulk collection of metadata from Americans’ phone calls, but read the fine print: nothing is going to change.

The USA Freedom Act, which claimed to put an end to the National Security Agency’s controversial collection of metadata from Americans’ phone calls, was just a placebo pill intended to make us…

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Comments
  1. I live with one hope.
    That some massive natural EMP event will wipe the smile off the digital empire.

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