Some interesting insight with regards to the possible breaking down of negotiations: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com...
It's a longer-than-a-slashdot-summary-read, but insightful.
if you've done nothing wrong you've got nothing to fear
if you've something to hide, you shouldn't even be here
Ten years ago
When we inevitable lose the battle (the government does have a tendency to get their way in these things), do we get to reap the benefits of a total information society? I mean, will there be a searchable database where I can find out where I left my keys? That link to that awesome video i saw on sometube.com that i can't remember? If i remembered to feed the cat?
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary saftey deserve neither liberty not saftey." -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759