Privacy Advocate Converts

Glenn Greenwald from Spying on Congress and Israel: NSA Cheerleaders Discover Value of Privacy Only When Their Own Is Violated:

This pattern — whereby political officials who are vehement supporters of the Surveillance State transform overnight into crusading privacy advocates once they learn that they themselves have been spied on — is one that has repeated itself over and over. It has been seen many times as part of the Snowden revelations, but also well before that.

It is all fun and games until you discover the large surveillance state is targeting you too.

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