London, UK

December 5, 2016

This is an object lesson about the challenges of balancing security and privacy. The existential threats are recognized. Here is how the United Kingdom reacted.


The Telegraph

The Guardian


The European Union deemed it illegal.

European Union Reaction BBC

What will we choose?

January 28, 2017

Today Google, Twitter and Yahoo announced that a gag order from the FBI expired.

Twitter - noted for fake news and foreign influence in the 2016 elections

Google - noted for being an innovative, forward looking company

Yahoo - noted for the biggest security breaches known of 1.5 billion compromised client accounts. That is about one fifth of the global population.