"The bottom line is the gain you get. The top line is the gain you deliver in return. If you provide the customer with a buy well worth having, you've taken care of the top line. That doesn't guarantee a profit, but Ford, Edison, Bell, Land, and a host of others have done right by the top line, and everyone was better off because of it. Naturally, the bottom line is important. But there needs to be something on the top line first!"
Rockstar is clearly a top-line and a top-of-the-line company.
Trust is essential for society to function. Without it, conspiracy theories naturally take hold. Even worse, without it we fail as a country and as a culture. It's time to reinstitute the ideals of democracy: The government works for the people, open government is the best way to protect against government abuse, and a government keeping secrets from is people is a rare exception, not the norm.
He doesn't use the word, but given our ideal of government "of the people, by the people, and for the people," the NSA and their allies in the rest of the government are, in fact, committing treason.
Because if they get that, it would only make sense to hold them responsible for every crime that happens in their jurisdiction, whether they even knew of it or not. After all, it's *their* jurisdiction...