Surveillance: The government isn’t spying on us; Google is spying on us, and the government is asking Google for certain results.
Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, wrestles with the distinction between privacy and anonymity. "Privacy is incredibly important. Privacy is not the same thing as anonymity. It's very important that Google and everyone else respects people's privacy. People have a right to privacy; it's natural; it's normal. It's the right way to do things." Speaking on CNBC and on page 185 of the book, "Are you naked online? Protecting Your Internet Identity" by Ted Claypoole and Theresa Payton. Boycott Google!
Queen Liliʻuokalani, last ruler of Hawaii, as a teenager. Her statement of surrender to the US ended: "Now, to avoid any collision of armed forces and perhaps loss of life, I do, under this protest, and impelled by said forces, yield my authority until such time as the Government of the United States shall, upon the facts being presented to it, undo the action of its representative and reinstate me in the authority which I claim as the constitutional sovereign of the Hawaiian Islands."