The Individual vs The State

The internet has become central to our lives.  Those of us who live in Europe are subject to a variety of controls and permissions that govern our online information, but one of the factors that I encounter often in my professional life is an insistance that no data is stored in the United States of America.  I have always had a reasonable view of this being related to the extensive Freedom of Information rights over the pond, but his very important article has now cast an entirely new, sinister perspective on the whole thing.  We should be afraid.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/08/nsl-gag-order-lifted/

Advertisements

About allodoxaphobic

About me? What exactly do you want to know?
This entry was posted in Skeptic and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s