Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

Security Creep

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“In the latest freedom-of-information blow, agencies ignore a transparency order from the president himself.” Meanwhile, the New York Times enters stage four: bargaining.

Imagine if we could watch in high definition with a bird’s-eye view. A drone would let us count demonstrators, gun barrels and pools of blood. And the evidence could be broadcast for a global audience, including diplomats at the United Nations and prosecutors at the International Criminal Court.

…If human rights organizations can spy on evil, they should.

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