[FoRK] what to do with the PRISM database

J. Andrew Rogers andrew at jarbox.org
Wed Jul 10 18:52:02 PDT 2013


On Jul 10, 2013, at 6:33 PM, Damien Morton <dmorton at bitfurnace.com> wrote:
> If you were a malevolent entity in US politics, what could you do with
> unfettered access to the PRISM database?
> 
> I'm thinking, e.g. if you were the Koch brothers, and you bought access to
> the PRISM database, what could you do?


The low-hanging fruits are the same things it is already used for: blackmail and profit.  If you are more ambitious and technically adept, you can engage in large-scale puppetry with the population. 

Any sufficiently advanced behavioral manipulation is indistinguishable from free will.





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