December 21, 2005 1:25 PM Subscribe
Our Domestic Intelligence Crisis
Federal Appeals Court Judge Richard Posner imagines a world in which US citizens are constantly under electronic surveillance.... and is totally okay with it.
Once you accept Posner's premise that "machine collection and processing of data cannot, as such, invade privacy," how far are we from cameras and microphones in private homes. After all, there is no privacy invasion so long as it is only a computer flagging "suspicious
" activity, right?
posted by GregW (164 comments total)