Okay, I’ve been watching The Newsroom & House of Cards and thinking about Enemy of the State and thinking about the government that exists just below the public surface and wondering, just how big(rogue) it is. Is it small and focused on bad guys or is it unwieldy and looking at people’s fantasy football stats? Either way, just realizing that assuming it matters, despite what is said by top officials, nothing electronic is truly secure … Not that I truly care. Because if someone is monitoring my email, I’d be happy to get help with that thing, you know what I’m talking about.
“All of this tells us the same lesson: Almost nothing we do on the Internet can be protected from government prying and spying,” said Michael Ratner, a U.S. lawyer who has worked for anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.
“Secure email service shut amid legal clash with U.S.”, Baltimore Sun, Page 7