Techdirt Podcast Episode 12: Former CIA Employee Barry Eisler Explains Why You Shouldn't Trust The CIA

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If you checked out last week's episode, you know that Barry Eisler is a bestselling author with a lot to say about the publishing industry. What you might not know is that he also used to work for the CIA, and he's got a lot to say about that world as well. This week, Barry is back to talk about the culture and inner workings of the intelligence community.

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Filed Under: barry eisler, cia, edward snowden, nsa, podcast, privacy, surveillance

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    Anonymous Coward, 17 Feb 2015 @ 12:51pm

    Never trust government

    They work for the government. IT cannot be trusted.

    No greater threat to mankind exists than that of government. More people have died at the hand of their own nation than all wars.

    IT cannot be trusted, yet it is necessary. The founders of the USA knew these things and today we regularly spit and sneer at their wisdom and foresight, calling then archaic and old.

    The same tricks our government does to fool the people are the same tricks tried throughout the ages. We just change the names because people really are just that easy to keep fooling.

    If you hear... "You can fool some people some of the time, but not most of the people most of the time!"... then you have just hear a fool.

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