[PLUG-TALK] Surveillance, elections, media, and blackmail

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Thu Jul 25 22:26:16 PDT 2013


On Thu, 25 Jul 2013 10:27:39 -0700
Keith Lofstrom <keithl at gate.kl-ic.com> dijo:

>This is why we should restrict the size of our intelligence
>agencies, carefully specify their tasks, make their operations
>as publically transparent as possible, and design manipulation-
>resistant oversight organizations and watch those, too.  This
>may not even be possible, but until we engage every source of
>ideas we have, and debate them publically and cooperatively,
>we won't know, will we?  Ignorance does not excuse failure.

This is not a new problem: As Juvenal said: Quis custodiet ipsos
custodes?



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