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Why Mass Surveillance Can't, Won't, And Never Has Stopped A Terrorist
“[T]here is no scientific rationale for believing that adding irrelevant data about innocent people makes it easier to find a terrorist attack, and lots of evidence that it does not. You might be adding slightly more signal, but you’re also adding much more noise.” Bruce Schneier on Digg, from his book Data and Goliath
schneier  security  government  surveillance  corporatesurveillance  advertising  tracking  indie  indieroundup  27mar2015 
march 2015 by laurakalbag
Schneier on Security: Everyone Wants You To Have Security, But Not from Them
“Google collects all of your information to show you more targeted advertising. Surveillance is the business model of the Internet, and Google is one of the most successful companies at that. To claim that Google protects your privacy better than anyone else is to profoundly misunderstand why Google stores your data for free in the first place.” By Bruce Schneier
security  privacy  convenience  corporatesurveillance  surveillance  indie  indieroundup  13mar15  schneier 
march 2015 by laurakalbag

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