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Yes, You Have Something to Fear


Even if you are not "doing anything wrong" (as far as you know), massive surveillance can harm you directly.

'I've agreed to turn myself into such a submissive, pliant, uninteresting person that I actually don't think the government is interested in me.'

Then there is the danger to democracy. Even if you are not a political activist or whistleblower, you depend on them to protect you from injustice.

Here is proof that surveillance intimidates lots of people who haven't done anything wrong.

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