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Could NSA porn spying revelations make privacy concerns click?

EFF IN THE NEWS
December 11, 2013

“This is straight out of the J. Edgar Hoover playbook,” said Cindy Cohn, legal director at EFF in San Francisco, on Wednesday. “These people aren’t terrorist suspects, it’s clear from the documents. They’re people who are saying things that the government doesn’t like.”

“It’s why we have checks and balances in our system, it’s why we don’t let the government do mass surveillance … and it’s why we make them go before a judge before you do this,” she added. “Otherwise you get mission creep and things like this, sadly.”

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