What’s more frightening? The fact that the FBI can install software on your cell phone that will turn it into a microphone capable of picking up conversations in the vicinity even when it’s turned off, or that a journalist can be jailed for refusing to turn over videotapes to the FBI?
“Does a democracy allow me to be a journalist? . . . By engaging in such pursuits should I become indebted to the government and forced to act as a de facto agent for the FBI? Is this the cost of committing journalism in a democratic country? I certainly hope not.”
This is not conspiracy theory stuff. This is happening. Wake up, Alice!