Thousands of attendees at the thirtieth annual Chaos Communication Congress in Hamburg packed into a room to watch the 46-year-old lawyer-turned-columnist present a powerful keynote address delivered less than seven months after he started working with former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
As you may have noticed, U.S. District Judge William Pauley yesterday dismissed an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit contending that the NSA collection of “bulk telephony metadata” violated the bar against warrantless searches under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. 9/11 was a key part of his argument.
As I’ve said, I do not see any way that this full court press to control humanity and every minutia of our lives will end short of a shift in the context within which all of this arises. Those who point the finger at the US are missing the point – the game behind the game. This is where the control arises from.