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- Security and privacy are not opposite ends of a seesaw; you don’t have to accept less of one to get more of the other.
- Security is vital to survival, not just of people but of every living thing. Privacy is unique to humans, but it’s a social need.
- Security affects privacy only when it’s based on identity, and there are limitations to that sort of approach.
- If you set up the false dichotomy, of course people will choose security over privacy — especially if you scare them first.
- There is no security without privacy, and liberty requires both security and privacy. Further, those who would give up privacy for security are likely to end up with neither.