I am usually pretty sanguine about most things. Sometimes, though, my temples start throbbing and I just get irked. Such is the case with all these revelations concerning what many of us naively thought was an open Internet. Apparently, the monitoring and scrutiny of our communications is pretty much unrestrained, and the 4th Amendment to the Constitution be damned.
Read the rest at SlashdotIt is now abundantly clear — as many of us have suspected all along — that governments and surveillance agencies of all stripes — Western, Eastern, democratic, and authoritarian, will pour essentially unlimited funds into efforts to monitor Internet communications."