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Old 04-23-2015, 01:45 AM
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Europe’s top rights body, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), has crystalized its censure of mass surveillance as a threat to fundamental human rights and to democracy itself by adopting a draft resolution in which it reiterates deep concerns over the practice of intelligence agencies systematically harvesting untargeted communications data, without adequate legal regulation or technical protection.

Mass surveillance does not appear to have contributed to the prevention of terrorist attacks, contrary to earlier assertions made by senior intelligence officials. Instead, resources that might prevent attacks are diverted to mass surveillance, leaving potentially dangerous persons free to act,” PACE warned yesterday.
European Rights Body Again Rejects Mass Surveillance | TechCrunch

The bold-faced portion is the part that resonated with me.
The government is spending so much time trying to spy on everybody ...
... that it's probable that it's missing real threats.

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European Rights Body Again Rejects Mass Surveillance | TechCrunch

The bold-faced portion is the part that resonated with me.
The government is spending so much time trying to spy on everybody ...
... that it's probable that it's missing real threats.

Work smarter.
Not harder.
Couldn't agree more.
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