If we are >americans-for-liberty do we trust companies that we send a lot of personal and real time information to - through paid or free services through contract - or is it because the government is storing this information in secret that our reaction is so averse?
Has our relationships with private interest and government interest completely changed ? Which gives us more liberty ?
"The state uses ever more advanced surveillance technology to watch us, and our own ever-greater use of personal technology makes it possible. On the other hand, technology has fundamentally destroyed the state’s ability to control our access to information, and exposed its bureaucracy to unprecedented scrutiny. This may be the death of privacy, but perhaps it’s also the death of secrecy and impunity. In that respect, fortunately, Orwell was wrong. Thanks to technology, Big Brother may be watching us, but we’re watching him too."
Where Orwell got it wrongWar is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength.
In his novel 1984, George Orwell forecasted a dystopian society 36 years in the fu…