The Orwellian Re-Branding of 'Mass Surveillance' as Merely 'Bulk Collection'

Greenwald, Glenn
http://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/03/13/orwellian-re-branding-mass-surveillance-merely-bulk-collection/

Publisher:  The Intercept
Date Written:  13/03/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17405

Just as the Bush administration and the U.S. media re-labelled "torture" with the Orwellian euphemism "enhanced interrogation techniques" to make it more palatable, the governments and media of the Five Eyes surveillance alliance are now attempting to re-brand "mass surveillance" as "bulk collection" in order to make it less menacing (and less illegal).

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