Jane Ruffino: If we choose to exclude potentially polarising voices from technological debate, then we're not getting the full story

This time last year, the US National Security Agency's Prism was exposed.

1st June, 2014
Jane Ruffino.

This time last year, the US National Security Agency's Prism was exposed. We would learn the name of Edward Snowden, and would learn about surveillance operations as mind-boggling in their scale as they are in their secrecy and audacity.

We'd known our civil liberties were at at risk, even in democracies, where we expect a lot more protection and privacy than we seem willing to fight for. We knew the post-9/11 world was full of...

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