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Spies, avert eyes! Tim Berners-Lee demands a UK digital bill of rights


Re: Here We Go Again.

@tom dial:

One example is the nasty habit of the NSA sharing information gathered illegally on US citizens with the likes of the DEA and then having said agencies engage in 'parallel reconstruction' (i.e. lying) to hide the true origins of the information.

Then there's the freedom to run your business without hindrance. Industrial espionage has already been discussed as a result of the NSA programs.

One can only wonder how many things have been going on behind closed doors. The people within the NSA aren't above using their access for their own immoral purposes either (look up the term 'loveint' for one such example).

It's not just the five eyes countries you have to worry about either - the US has given access to data gathered to the Israeli government and for all we know other governments too. Do you trust all of them?

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