Saturday, January 18, 2014

Trust us

“The most interesting part of this speech was not how the president weighed individual privacy against the N.S.A.,” said Fred H. Cate, the director of the Center of Applied Cybersecurity Research at Indiana University, “but that he said little about what to do about the agency’s practice of vacuuming up everything it can get its hands on.”
(O)ur overreach is one thing that is contributing to the weakening of our credibility and therefore our hegemonic position.

It's hard to talk to people who aren't following this.