Below is an interesting report, from globalresearch.ca, about institutional mass surveillance over the centuries. ~Ron
500 Years of History Shows that Mass Spying Is Always Aimed at Crushing Dissent
It’s Never to Protect Us From Bad Guys
No matter which government conducts mass surveillance, they also do it to crush dissent, and then give a false rationale for why they’re doing it.
For example, the U.S. Supreme Court noted in Stanford v. Texas (1965):
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