Re: Transparent Society

From: Waldemar Ingdahl (
Date: Sat May 13 2000 - 15:11:11 MDT

>With that view of the government its no wonder you are afraid of
>transparency. You seem to believe that the US is little more than a thinly
>disguised full-blown Orwellian dystopia. Perhaps it really is, and perhaps
>I'm just naive. But if I thought for one minute that your view of the
>country that I live in was anything close to reality, I'd be on the first
>boat to Sweden.

Ahem, as a Swede I don't think that you would like to come to Sweden;-)
Sweden has some quite bizarre laws about surveillance too... We're not in
league with the UK yet, but the trend is definitely not a positive one.
Overall, since I have visited and resided in the US some times I generally
think that personal freedom is more respected in many parts the US than in

Just clarifying:-)

Waldemar Ingdahl
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