The United States' war on its citizens' privacy has been so successful in the last decade that now even well-respected judges are stating that privacy is not a right. But it hasn't stopped there: with the cooperation of allied governments, the US reportedly tested its most sophisticated surveillance software on the citizens of friendly nations.
As the FBI's complains about its "going dark" problem, the NSA long ago took internet surveillance by the horns, and outsourced the development of a billion-dollar program called Trailblazer, which was designed to sift through mountains of digital data and pull out actionable intelligence. Amidst budget overruns and massive breaches of privacy, Trailblazer was scrapped as a total failure.
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