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[I-coordination] Surveillance by Governments around the world

Sivasubramanian M isolatedn at gmail.com
Tue Dec 10 13:00:32 CET 2013


True. the degree varies. I quoted from an informal conversation. What was
actually implied was: "Surveillance is not an uncommon practice among
(many) governments, so USA is not the only one"

Sivasubramanian M

On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, Nick Ashton-Hart wrote:

> And the degree differs very dramatically from country to country.
> Switzerland, where I live, has a very restricted regime (apparently only a
> total of 40 people are employed in the security services) thanks to abuses
> discovered in the 1990s.
>
> On 10 Dec 2013, at 10:10, Norbert Bollow <nb at bollow.ch> wrote:
>
> > sivasubramanian muthusamy <6.internet at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Why is America the focus here? Soon after the Snowden revelations,  I
> >> was asking someone in Chennai what he thought of what US has been
> >> doing, and his reply: "Every Government does this all the time. US
> >> got caught"
> >
> > In regard to pervasive global surveillance of most (nearly all?)
> > private communications, I think that the assertion "every Government
> > does this all the time" is simply untrue.
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Norbert
> >
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