“You Have Nothing to Fear if You Have Nothing to Hide”

The fall-out from the Snowden revelations and the evident powers of the UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) continues in the UK this week. Lawyers and the Law are being portrayed in the press in a different light. See this article in the Guardian – “Parliament Has Forsaken our liberty. Law is the Last Resort.”

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  1. This youtube was posted today from Glenn Greenwald’s home in Rio de Janeiro. (complete with his roaming dogs):
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoCPdLh_FiQ
    He articulates an interesting aspect to what you’ve captioned your post, John. That is, “A society where people know they’re always being watched, is a society that will breed conformity.” … and that surveillance leads to people making choices that they believe the (authorities) demand of them. Surveillance is a means to suppress creativity, dissent.