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Opinion: Why Worry About NSA Database? You Give That Data Freely

DATA PROTECTION—U.S.

April 18, 2013

In a piece for ZDNet, David Chernicoff discusses the Utah datacenter being built for the National Security Agency. Chernicoff, a veteran of the technology world, says he received numerous e-mails on the datacenter over concerns on the government’s ability to track and store information on any citizen and its authority to read any e-mail. Chernicoff’s response? “Yes, the government can build facilities that will potentially have the capability to seriously invade your privacy. But why should they bother when the vast majority of the country is already giving up that information freely?”
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