If You Can’t Hide From Big Brother, Adapt

David Brin on a positive-sum alternative to “liberty vs. security”

Ever since I read Brin’s The Transparent Society I’ve liked his program of transparency and accountability far more than the fashionable alternative of encryption and secrecy (well, secrecy for me but not for thee). Encryption can be good, but it doesn’t democratize power the way reciprocal accountability does. For example, …