If the history of this century has been about anything so far, then it is the bargain of national security. A constant state of war carried out on a need-to-know basis.
Our governments of various political hues, the NSA, CIA, GCHQ, have constantly asked for, even demanded, our trust. We're keeping you safer, trust us. We're acting within the law, trust us. We need the powers we ask for (and many more you don't know about), trust us.
Ex-employers called me Mr Ethical for objecting to fraud. I'm winning.//Nicholas Wilson
Whistleblowers are the regulators of last resort//Annie Machon
Without information, you cannot make informed decisions as a public//Chelsea Manning
The immoral cannot be made moral through the use of secret law.//Edward Snowden
If you live in a democracy and don't have freedom of information, it's not a democracy//Birgitta Jónsdóttir
Your own acts and behaviour tell the world who you are and what kind of society you think it should be.//Ai Weiwei
It seems the only time the government listens to you is when you don't want them to//Anonymous
Civil liberties are just like muscles. They must be exercised regularly in full, or they will weaken, wither, and atrophy.//Rick Falkvinge
There should not be just be right holders rights or office rights but there should also be users rights//Julia Reda
The Fine Print
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