Reply to post: Opportunity costs..

Remember the FBI's promise it wasn’t abusing the NSA’s data on US citizens? Well, guess what…

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Opportunity costs..

Let's be honest: Which government does NOT grab as much data as possible?

You can't afford to play nice these days, cyber warfare is real theses days.

That said I'm not a fan of data grabbing. But we need a structural change which makes it impossible (or at least hard enough) to get user data that easily. And we still have a long way to go here, the vast majority of computer users neither has the knowledge nor do they really care for security concerns.

Don't hate the player, hate the game. If people are stupid, don't blame agencies to make use of the low hanging fruits, because other agencies WILL use the data..

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