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Youth, State Overreach, and Golden Handcuffs

Youth, State Overreach, and Golden Handcuffs

Uninvested As the tech community digests the news related to state surveillance and its overreach in protecting its secrets, many comparisons will be made between Edward Snowden’s situation and those before him. The most obvious is with Bradley Manning, locked up and tortured (as considered by the Geneva Conventions) by his own government for revealing its secrets. Mr. Snowden is rightly concerned that, by staying within the jurisdiction of the U.S., he would be tortured and denied both due process…

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