Assange to RT: Entire nations intercepted online, key turned to totalitarian rule
rt.com | November 30, 2012
“Julian Assange: …
… So whoever physically controls this controls the realm of our ideas and communications. And whoever is able to sit on those communications channels, can intercept entire nations, and that’s the new game in town, as far as state spying is concerned – intercepting entire nations, not individuals….
“…Do you know what you were thinking one year, two days, three months ago? No, you don’t know, but Google knows, it remembers….
“…So by just communicating to our friends, by emailing each other, by updating Facebook profiles, we are informing on our friends….
“…Bill Binney, National Security Agency whistleblower, who was the research head of the National Security Agency’s Signals Intelligence Division, describes this as a ‘turnkey totalitarianism’, that all the infrastructure has been built for absolute totalitarianism…
“…The first way to protect yourself is to go, “OK, I’ll discuss that in person, and not over Facebook chat,” or, “OK, I will discuss this using some forms of encrypted chat, like OTR, and not on a Facebook chat.” You can go to torproject.org and download encrypted anonymizing software….”