Surveillance State

Surveillance State
Re "The Geeks Who Leak" [June 24]: What is more terrifying: the obsessive worldwide intrusion into the privacy of people by American and British secret services or the widespread leakage of secret information? Who controls that, who decides the classification of information and what to do with them? Unfortunately, the article does not question the legitimacy of such an intrusion vs. human rights, taking for granted that the fight against terrorism justifies an ever increasing "Big Brother is watching you" attitude.
Klaus Kleffner,
Berlin

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