[ExI] ​Re: possible scheme for privacy

Tara Maya tara at taramayastales.com
Tue Jul 29 00:05:45 UTC 2014

I agree -- I think this is the best way to avoid the problem of the government blackmailing its own citizens is to make the government workers themselves subject to the scrutiny the public preemptively.

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On Jul 22, 2014, at 2:03 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:

> BillW, I am not a particularly a privacy advocate, in fact I lean toward openness.  But I am an openness fanatic when it comes to government employees.  Government jobs carry the risk of enormous power, which always results in you-know-what.  So I would propose that all government bureaucrats’ email communications, twitter tweets, instant messaging, e-chat, radio, telephone, handwritten notes, smoke signals and subtle facial gestures, all of it be made public domain.
> The light would shine like a laser, and it would result in the most transparent administration in history.
> People ripping off the IRS is a problem.  The IRS ripping off people is a bigger problem.  Openness is the solution.

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