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Big Brother’s Prying Eyes

As the coronavirus grips the nation, Americans once find themselves accepting of a broader surveillance state.

RAF Menwith Hill in the United Kingdom, part of ECHELON and the UKUSA Agreement — Public Domain

The U.S. government has a long history of invading citizen’s privacy and whittling away at civil liberties through times of uncertainty. During times of war, when the nation has come under attack, and now, during a pandemic, the United States and many other countries around the world have set off a massive…

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