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Crazy Uncle Ron interviews Edward Snowden. Worth the watch...

Snowden makes a persuasive point: When people suggest we must balance privacy and security, in practice that amounts to a balance of liberty versus surveillance. Surveillance isn't security, being surveilled makes you insecure. Surveillance in itself puts you at risk, privacy does not put you at risk.

We instinctively know this, but don't usually perceive it in this way.