Given the state of privacy (and thus human rights) legislation around the world, there are only three conclusions one can reach about policymakers.

Either they are:

1. Daft
2. Corrupt


3. Outwardly hostile

Sadly, I feel it’s mostly various combinations of all three.

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I'd say daft.
Only if *their* data land on the street after a hack, they'll wake up and demand *somebody* do something about this. Forgetting that *they* are in charge.
Most politicians are digital illiterates, almost never with a degree in STEM

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