Surveillance and your privacy

He who sacrifices freedom for security deserves neither.

I didn’t know this but the actual Benjamin Franklin quote is “Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety” or; “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety”.

Anyway, the Petreaus still-evolving mess has brought up the issue of surveillance and how far it reaches into our private lives.  Glenn Greenwald over at The Guardian has great column about it.

Big Brother is watching