Defenders and enablers everywhere:
“Innocent people have nothing to worry about.”
Privacy and secrecy are not the same thing.
It's a newspaper game show
"No. It's not happening. These criminals and traitors are making it up. And this is why we have to do it anyway. I mean, that's the GCSB's job, innit?"
- shorter Bruce Ferguson on Campbell Live. I think he left his intelligence behind when he left the service.
I suspect the intelligence agency PR is performing a little sleight-of-hand.
i.e. It's called cybersecurity because it is using cyber tech for the purposes of national security (interpreted with maximal flexibility).
- which allows them to pretend that it is all about the security of IT systems (i.e. JK's "it's just the same as Norton")
Key. Dead man walking.
Dead man lying, don't you mean?
If it’s true…
I think all parties could probably sustain a denial for the necessary few days, even if it was true. Key's credibility is crumbling but not with the low-information electorate.
He's the blank, fill him in.
Just don't fill him in with facts. Facts are inconvenient. Such a "good guy", smeared by the facts time and time again.
all take the same inspired guidance
incredible, now you're channelling "ugly truth"
I'm fairly confident that only people on the far right of the political spectrum regard government, corporate management and company ownership as three versions of the same thing.
Two eyes good, five eyes bad
Thanks Russell for the link
Stating the obvious I know but this "governing for all" concept just ain't possible in so many aspects.
So you're a revolutionary now?