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Are We Trading Privacy
Without Gaining Security?

National Review Online, by David French

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/2/2013 5:55:19 AM

Consider me fully in the Andrew McCarthy camp on the legality and potential effectiveness of a properly structured and run NSA metadata program, but the NSA program — as with all intelligence-gathering efforts — ultimately depends on an administration and government elite that is actually willing to let the men and women on the ground pull the triggers they’ve been trained to pull. Consider these three vignettes: First, from former attorney general Michael Mukasey, writing in the aftermath of the Boston bombing: Tamerlan Tsarnaev is the fifth person since 9/11 who has participated in terror attacks after questioning by the FBI.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: drkillj0y, 8/2/2013 11:47:52 AM     (No. 9454863)

We aren´t ´trading´.
We were robbed of our privacy under the pretext of maintaining security.

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