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FBI's abuse of the surveillance state is the real scandal needing investigation

Publisher: 
The Guardian
Publication date: 
13-Nov-2012
Author(s): 
Glenn Greenwald
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Equally vivid is this 2007 chart from Privacy International, a group that monitors the surveillance policies of nations around the world. Each color represents the level of the nation's privacy and surveillance policies, with black being the most invasive and abusive ("Endemic Surveillance Societies") and blue being the least ("Consistently upholds human rights standards").