This Is Not About Edward Snowden. (Bloomberg Article)Submitted by kane1 on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 12:19
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: