[FoRK] Privacy? Obama doesn't think so...
Stephen D. Williams
sdw at lig.net
Sun Jun 27 12:30:43 PDT 2010
On 6/27/10 10:50 AM, Jeff Bone wrote:
> Stephen says "eh."
Technically, I said: "Maybe 'eh', maybe 'Oh no!'. What was proposed in
that document by the administration could be nothing but good, depending
on integrity of implementation.
> Russell sighs fatalistically. (Probably justifiably so.)
> Honestly: if this had come out of the Bush administration, what would
> you have said?
> I for one am confident my response would have been exactly the same,
If it were written exactly the same as that, which it wouldn't have
been, then I would have said the same thing. That administration could
not resist leaving hooks for hacking from the inside everywhere. Plenty
of red flags at every step.
> Several of the rest of you, pretty sure otherwise.
> File under "where's the outrage?" v2.0.
This is definitely an area to be vigilant about. The Patriot Act was a
shocker in several ways. No need to extend that too much more.
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