How President Trump could abuse big data and the surveillance state

As a Texas-living, gun-loving, white, male entrepreneur of some means, you might think I’m not feeling personally threatened by a Trump administration. You’d be wrong.

You see, as one of the founders of Ars Technica and the guy who, for the first half of the site’s existence, covered the mass surveillance vs. civil liberties beat, I have watched from up close as America’s executive branch, working hand-in-glove with the private sector, has assembled the most advanced global electronic surveillance apparatus the world has ever seen.

Author: Jon Stokes


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