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[Nettime-nl] Bilderberg 2013: 100% privacy & 100% security 100% convenie
Tjebbe van Tijen via Chello on Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:33:23 +0200 (CEST)

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[Nettime-nl] Bilderberg 2013: 100% privacy & 100% security 100% convenience "YES SOME CAN HAVE IT"

Apart from the regular conspiracy reactions to the Bilderberg Conferences (a tradition that exists even longer in the Netherlands because the Prince/business-man of the House of Orange, Bernard has been its founder) there is the aspect of the difference between privacy, security and convenience for the elites and the masses. That is what this picture alludes to first of all...


Tjebbe van TIjen

No snooping on the 134 Bilderberg participants in the neatly sealed of premises of the Grove Hotel - former home of the Earls of Clarendon - near the British village of Watford, not far from London. Three days of seclusion from June 7th onward "a forum for informal, off-the-record discussions about megatrends and the major issues facing the world." No intrusive cameras. No journalists. No declarations afterward. No demonstrators, as the hotel area and it's surroundings are placed under a restricted access order.

"100% privacy, 100% security and 100% convenience, yes it can be done" (*) for some who are not part of the suspected masses that are put under constant automated surveillance by their states.

(*) Paraphrase of the Obama speech of June 7th 2013 on the scandal of USA intelligence agency NSA mass snooping of citizens data communication and the sharing of this surveillance data with their British counterparts: “I think it’s important to recognize that you can’t have 100 per cent security and also then have 100 per cent privacy and zero inconvenience.”  

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