An Activist Post entry by Brandon Turbeville reveals how governments will shape dissent in near future. The Brookings Institute published new report, “Recording Everything: Digital Storage as an Enabler of Authoritarian Governments,” makes clear the chilling effect on dissent. Data storage costs will decline, making it possible, everything will be recorded. Dissenters, who become a problem, will discover dossiers compiled against them that can reach, well, into the past. Turnips, who dismiss Orwellian methods as paranoia of “conspiracy nuts”, will be forced to reexamine mistaken assumptions of freedom and privacy. You may read other interesting articles by Turbeville here.