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Published on June 24, 2013 | by LawNews

Prof. Eric Freedman’ Letter to the Editor ‘Surveillance, in a Search for Safety’ Published in The New York Times

On June 19, 2013, Professor Eric Freedman wrote “Surveillance, in a Search for Safety,” a letter to the editor in The New York Times.


There is no such thing as perfect safety. Attempting to achieve it by the wholesale surrender of liberty is as discreditable to the American people as it will be ineffectual — freezing creativity and strengthening our enemies by demonstrating a hypocritical distrust of our own ideals.

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