[ExI] [ZS] Edward Snowden's Transhumanist Girlfriend

Anders Sandberg anders at aleph.se
Fri Jun 14 22:15:32 UTC 2013

On 2013-06-14 11:25, spike wrote:
> The recent revelation is that the IRS has vast and arbitrary power and 
> apparently exactly zero accountability.

This is the important point. Not really any issues of surveillance or 
government power, but the fact that it is secret and unaccountable.

I strongly recommend
The Dangers of Surveillance by Neil M. Richards. He does a great 
analysis from a legal perspective, somewhat mirroring my own on 
(but his is much better). The key point is that secret surveillance is 

Dr Anders Sandberg
Future of Humanity Institute
Oxford Martin School
Oxford University

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