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WASHINGTON (AP) — A plan to use U.S. spy satellites for domestic security and law-enforcement missions is moving forward after being delayed for months because of privacy and civil liberties concerns.
Originally posted by DimensionalDetective
The craziest thing about all this spying and prying in the 'supposed name of terrorism' is that they STILL have our borders hanging wide open. So instead of spending all this money on spying on citizens, why not invest some of it into securing our borders and keeping potential foreign insurgents out?
Each year since 1997, the US-based Electronic Privacy Information Center and the UK-based Privacy International have undertaken what has now become the most comprehensive survey of global privacy ever published. The Privacy & Human Rights Report surveys developments in 70 countries, assessing the state of surveillance and privacy protection.
The 2007 rankings indicate an overall worsening of privacy protection across the world, reflecting an increase in surveillance and a declining performance o privacy safeguards.