Internal Views Of A Police State

Julian —  22. May 2014 — 2 Comments

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Secrets, lies and Snowden’s email: why I was forced to shut down Lavabit (The Guardian)

(…) If my experience serves any purpose, it is to illustrate what most already know: courts must not be allowed to consider matters of great importance under the shroud of secrecy, lest we find ourselves summarily deprived of meaningful due process. If we allow our government to continue operating in secret, it is only a matter of time before you or a loved one find yourself in a position like I did – standing in a secret courtroom, alone, and without any of the meaningful protections that were always supposed to be the people’s defense against an abuse of the state’s power.

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