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This Is Not About Edward Snowden. (Bloomberg Article)

Snowden’s location and motives are interesting to speculate about, but they shouldn’t distract attention from what really matters in all this:

-- Twelve years after the Sept. 11 attacks (and two years after the killing of Osama bin Laden) the security apparatus created in response is growing, not shrinking.

-- The U.S. government is monitoring its citizens’ communications on a scale that was previously unknown and is without precedent.

-- The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has declined just 11 of the government’s more than 33,900 surveillance requests.

Full Article Bloomberg.com:
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-24/this-is-not-about-e...