Current surveillance is far beyond an Orwellian state
byWASHINGTON’S BLOG | AUGUST 25, 2015
The United Nations privacy chief says that government spying is “worse than Orwell”.
He’s right …
The editor of the Guardian newspaper said:
Orwell could never have imagined anything as complete as this, this concept of scooping up everything all the time.
Edward Snowden said in 2013 that NSA spying was worse than in Orwell’s book 1984.
Swedish Pirate Party founder Rick Falkvinge writes:
We are already far, far past the point of Stasi or “1984”.
And Bill Binney – the highest-level NSA whistleblower ever, the senior technical director within the agency who managed thousands of NSA employees and created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information – told Washington’s Blog:
Current surveillance is far beyond an Orwellian state.