Pew Research Center reports that “91% of adults agree or strongly agree that consumers have lost control of how personal information is collected.”
That incredibly-high statistic must describe victims under authoritarian governments like China, Russia, or North Korea, right?
That study was about US citizens. You know, the land of the free.
The sad truth is that governments of every shape and size are ramping up mass surveillance with little-to-no objection.
We live on the internet. But does that interconnection work in their favor, providing more opportunities to pierce our online privacy?
The simplest way to settle that score is to compare how the espionage efforts of the United States and their allies compare to other oppressive regimes.
Well, the US and the UK don’t come out favoribly.