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Comment: Re:True Comparison (Score 1) 422

by StryfeX (#20712189) Attached to: The Pirate Bay Files Suit Against Big Media
And when it IS a governmental group there are lots of checks and balances to prevent misuse.

But it can (and will be) subverted from within, given enough motivation (i.e. MONEY). To site a perfect example, look at the current clusterfuck that is the NSA/AT&T/White House illegal wiretapping. The only checks and balances there were whistleblowers.

Though are you right that that is the way it should work.

--StryfeX

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