NYTimes: How a Radio Shack Robbery Could Spur a New Era in Digital Privacy by Adam Liptak
It could also seal the fate of our lack of right to privacy in information unless Congress acts. Considering all the FISA posturing and lack of action, we can’t be encouraged about that. Twenty-five years ago:
There’s a war out there, old friend. A world war. And it’s not about who’s got the most bullets. It’s about who controls the information. What we see and hear, how we work, what we think… it’s all about the information!
–Cosmo (Ben Kingsley) in “Sneakers” (1992)