reblog: Prism, privacy, and the tragic triumph of the Nixon doctrine – Comment – Voices – The Independent


For Watergate to remain Woodward’s# and everyone else’s victory, there has to be a robust legal framework, offering well- defined protection, that at least resembles a substantial threat to those who believe a citizen’s privacy is not a legitimate right. Accelerating technology seems to have eroded that right, and unless the law in this field is urgently reviewed, a new generation of Watergates will be happening – all of them beneath the radar of public accountability.

#Bob Woodward, the Washington Post reporter who helped expose Watergate.

via Prism, privacy, and the tragic triumph of the Nixon doctrine – Comment – Voices – The Independent.

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About Stephen T. (Johor Bahru, Malaysia)

Trying to live a simple life in a complicated world. I am a Malaysian (of Chinese ancestry) living in Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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