Creating chilling effects on speech is a feature, not a bug, of the surveillance state

By Techdirt
Saturday, August 24, 2013 15:52 EDT
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An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin
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We’ve discussed a few times how the pervasive surveillance efforts of the NSA and others have tremendous chilling effects on how people communicate and how they act. We’ve discussed how this is a “cost” to the program that not many, especially those…

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