The real danger of presidential spying

Jurist
by Brian Foley

01/30/06

Most of the complaints about President Bush authorizing NSA phone taps without a warrant focus on the ethereal right to privacy, such as when the New York Times editorialized against spying on 'ordinary Americans,' and the ACLU warned, 'Just knowing that the government is spying without cause on innocent Americans sends a chilling message to all of us that our conversations are not our own.' The predominant fear seems to be that people who have nothing to do with terrorism might be mistaken for terrorists and subjected to intrusive surveillance. This is the thrust of the lawsuits that the ACLU and the Center for Constitutional Rights have filed to stop the spying. The most important issue is not, however, whether people feel comfortable talking on the phone or sending emails. The real danger is that electronic surveillance can be used to increase and solidify executive power...

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