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Obama on NSA surveillance: Can't have 100% security and 100% privacy

07.06.2013 16:26

The NSA’s extensive spying program is justified as it allows agents to identify “leads with respect to folks who might engage in terrorism,” claimed US President Barack Obama, adding that no one promised Americans both total security and total privacy.

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Kelvin Walker 20.10.2013 22:11

Funny to think 6 years ago everybody thought this was America's saviour, almost laughable in fact.

 

Pois-Chiche 12.08.2013 06:39

In my country (and many others!) people enjoy 100% of both! Τhe difference is that we are not a superpower with imperial aspirations, hence there is no reason for others to harm us.

Anonymous user 30.07.2013 16:41

But we don't have 100% security, so can we have our privacy back?

Anonymous user 29.07.2013 00:58

Mr. Pres with all due respect thats BS.. U also have to follow orders fr d Pentagon & $ war machine

Anonymous user 27.07.2013 21:43

I suppose the constitution is just a piece of paper now.

Anonymous user 26.07.2013 19:11

His statement implies we have no ability to provide for our own individual safety

Anonymous user 26.07.2013 09:43

The terrorists terrorizing our constitution is who our military should be fighting.

Anonymous user 22.07.2013 22:12

sure can't! he wants to know everything you had to eat for breakfast. How about zero privacy !

Anonymous user 20.07.2013 22:49

Let us pray to God that the president will do what is right for our country.

Anonymous user 20.07.2013 22:36

The complete mistrust of some people for those holding the top positions in Washington sickens them.

Anonymous user 20.07.2013 22:24

I understand the secrecy of the matter in question is to prevent the enemy from uncovering it.

Anonymous user 20.07.2013 00:30

Who is "we", I doubt it's you. I'll take 100% privacy any day. Your "security" has made us targets.

Anonymous user 19.07.2013 11:05

Cowardly to betray your own Constitution, but very American (drones etc...horrible new ethics)

Anonymous user 16.07.2013 04:09

How 'bout 100% rule by Constitutional law.

Anonymous user 15.07.2013 14:46

Now we have no security & no privacy. I'm more afraid of my gov't than terrorists.

Anonymous user 15.07.2013 08:57

Uphold the constitution without secret courts, laws and interpretations. We'll still be safe.

Anonymous user 15.07.2013 00:38

Then how did we do it back in the day?

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