Bruce Schneier Quote

β€œIt is poor civic hygiene to install technologies that could someday facilitate a police state.”

~ Bruce Schneier

Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World, 2000

Ratings and Comments

David L. Rosenthal, Hollywood

Every technology is susceptible to misuse.

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Chicago    2/27/06

If you want a Big Brother, you get all that comes with it.

Terry Berg, Occidental, CA

It's too late. It's all in place already and "Yoo, komrat, fill laik-it bekoss vee hoff veiss too mayk yoo loff!" Hoho-hoho-ho.

RBE, somewhere in the USA
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RBE, somewhere in the USA Terry Berg, Occidental, CA 7/30/19

Good to see you are still alive and kicking β€” I'm just kicking after a cardiac arrest, but all is well now, as it happened in the Gym and there were people there that knew what to do! Take care and look after you heart....

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fantr    2/25/07 The link below does not show Bruce's books. The one above should

J Carlton, Calgary

The DHS now has what are called "Fusion Centers" where they are assimilating all information on all Americans, much like the Stasi of East Germany. And as contracts between municipal police departments and their respective municipalities expire, those contracts are being picked up by the DHS. So what you end up with are Police Departments whose patches will say "City of " but who take direction from a Federal Agency. As well Obama has been purging the military High Command of anyone who will not obey "him" over the Constitution. This is no longer America but a Globalist Police State in the making.

Mike, Norwalk

Welcome to Amerika. The once free We The People's representative Republic - based on individual sovereigns with inalienable rights, has been replaced in toto with a Police State. The Police State's (Amerika) instillation and facilitation of technologies is much, MUCH more than just a mere poor civic hygiene, it is un-American, unconstitutional, anti-law, a grave injustice, and immoral.

E Archer, NYC

That is putting it mildly.

jim k, Austin, Tx

J Carlton was right both times.

RBE, somewhere in the USA

Algorithms will prevail and it will take seconds to censor and identify dissenters, activists and agitators β€” say goodbye to your freedom of speech. 


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