Tag: NSA

  • Cry freedom (Freedom and Security)

    Cry freedom (Freedom and Security)

    Letter to the editor of The Times: Dear Sir, The article ‘Freedom and Security’ (Leading articles, The Times 12-10-2013) suggests that Edward Snowden doesn’t understand the balance between freedom and security. What balance? Snowden has proved that our digital private lives are no longer private. The NSA and the GCHQ have virtually bugged everyone with…

  • Facebook has no exit

    Facebook has no exit

    Facebook is a burgeoning public utility service, according to Danny Mekic’. If it doesn’t want to be subjected to governmental meddling, it will have to start primarily catering to its users rather than its advertisers. Tell me if this sounds familiar: Where were you last night? Who else was there with you? This photo was…