…in the punchbowl


Laws and unintended(?) consequences

Filed under: politics — Matt @ 9:06

I am no fan of the Patriot Act, so the renewal of its more controversial provisions does not bring me joy.

But, like most laws, the problems extend beyond the explicit behaviors allowed or prohibited. For instance, why would the Patriot Act be invoked in this situation?

[here’s a little shout-out to the folks over at Ft. George G. Meade in case the keywords pick this up. Love you guys. :-)]

[Link via Schneier]


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