Public apathy over GCHQ snooping is a recipe for disaster

A “must read” article about why people should care more about government Internet surveillance.
The lack of public alarm at government internet surveillance is frightening, but perhaps it’s because the problem is difficult to convey in everyday terms

As someone who is supposed to know about these things, I’m sometimes asked to give talks about computing to non-technical audiences. The one thing I have learned from doing this is that if you want people to understand technological ideas then you have to speak to them in terms that resonate with their experience of everyday things.
Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/mar/16/apathy-gchq-snooping-internet-surveillance
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