[ExI] snowden paradox: was: RE: Sanders, Clinton and Trump
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Thu May 19 21:44:55 UTC 2016
bill hibbard: Doesn't that require transparency, so that the public
is aware of how the tremendous power is used? That is
exactly my intent in advocating transparency. I realize
this is a semantic nitpik, but I think we need to be
clear about the need for transparency.
How in the world can the FBI, CIA, and NSA function at all with
transparency? Transparent to very high gov officials in every branch of
gov, yes, but below that? Nah.
On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 3:40 PM, Bill Hibbard <test at ssec.wisc.edu> wrote:
> Still, the issue is not transparency/privacy but secrecy and
>> accountability. If somebody uses you likeness or information in ways
>> that are harmful to you, do you have a legal or moral recourse? A system
>> giving tremendous power to some actors must also give them equally
>> tremendous accountability - and if it has failed to do so, it needs to
>> correct itself.
> Doesn't that require transparency, so that the public
> is aware of how the tremendous power is used? That is
> exactly my intent in advocating transparency. I realize
> this is a semantic nitpik, but I think we need to be
> clear about the need for transparency.
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