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Thoughts – Is the U.S. Still An Authoritarian National Surveillance State?

“The question is not whether we will have a surveillance state in the years to come, but what sort of surveillance state we will have.” – Jack Balkin Immediately following the original Snowden revelations in June 2013, I wrote a … Continue reading

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Thoughts – How is the NSA preparing the U.S. for a digital arms race and future battles?

“The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home.” James Madison In my last research post I addressed the gap of knowledge of why some methods of encryption live up to their promises … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Is the U.S. an Authoritarian Information State?

Given the corroborated data in prior posts and utilizing Jack Balkin’s framework, the U.S. can clearly be considered well into if not all the way into the Authoritarian Information State classification. While classified information has been leaked and the government … Continue reading

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