A Handy Guide For Comparing Spying Vs. Terrorism Disaster Scenarios

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http://techcrunch.com – The week’s news has been a fear-mongering marathon between civil libertarians who are convinced we’re on the road to becoming North Korea, and security hawks who are building bunkers for the inevitable post-cyberattack hell scape. Unfortunately, because the most important facts about the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs are top secret, the entire debate has consisted of fear-driven hypotheticals. We can’t change that fact. But! We can make NSA disaster scenarios easier to compare by detailing the relative harms of privacy invasion vs. terrorist threat (IT news)