NSA surveillance blowback could hit marketers

The revelation that the NSA piggybacks on commercial cookies to track individuals’ web habits could spread the economic fallout from the spying disclosures much more widely, by drawing attention to the very thin and fuzzy line separating commercial and government surveillance.

We are becoming police states. Everyone OK with that?

The speed of technological progress is enabling rapid change in our societies and threatening the principles we claim to hold dear. We have to decide — now — whether we want to accept or resist the loss of our freedoms.