We need to be conscious of the decisions we make that balance between better security and our freedom. We all accept the increasing physical security measures implemented at public buildings, monuments, and obviously airports. Some of us are more reluctant than others to accept these measures.
We also need to be acutely aware of this same balance in the networked/virtual world. Unfortunately, the facts are often obscured in techno-jargon or complex protocols. It is important that we try to cut through the chaff. (more)