• Khashoggi's fate shows the flip side of the surveillance state

    27 days ago - By TechCrunch

    It's been over five years since NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden lifted the lid on government mass surveillance programs, revealing, in unprecedented detail, quite how deep the rabbit hole goes thanks to the spread of commercial software and connectivity enabling a bottomless intelligence-gathering philosophy of ‘bag it all'.
    Yet technology's onward march has hardly broken its stride.
    Government spying practices are perhaps more scrutinized , as a result of awkward questions about out-of-date legal oversight regimes. Though whether the resulting legislative updates, putting an official...
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