Thee wiretap is a standard accoutrement of the modern presidency.
Congress must act to update existing laws governing warrants and the collection of electronic data.
A proper balance must be struck between privacy and security.
‘It should be a part of not only their committee but certainly our committee as well’
Hillary: After Brussels, We Need 'Honest Reckoning' On Surveillance, More 'Tracking Of Communications'
‘The kind of things, you know, people have been somewhat uncertain about in the past.’
Compared it to Orwell’s dystopian ‘1984’
We are in the 21st century, not the agrarian 18th, and our enemies are fighting a war using technology.
Surveillance programs put police in a bind
Government must not be allowed to gather information on everyone simply because it has the technological means to do so.
Privacy concerns being raised with massive license plate registries
‘Common sense would seem to dictate that there in no expectation of privacy while being in someone else’s vehicle’
‘There is a lot of code that suggests Facebook is running analytics on nearly everything it possibly can monitor on your device’
‘I believe that they tapped me because my name is Asim Abdur Rahman Ghafoor’
‘Are you sure you want to be talking about this? I really don’t know if this is the place’
‘It’s taught itself what to look for’
‘This equipment is for the protection of the public and of the officers’
Police chief says he would have eventually told the public
‘We’re going after their phones, in the hopes that the person on the other end of that missile is the bad guy’