A rope is a useful instrument. Good even.
Though, a rope around your neck is a bad thing.
We must be very careful how we use such tools/institutions/laws. Given enough oversight (read, a lot), such a thing as PRISM may be for the good… but who am I to say this?
Here is some info to get you up to speed on this outed development.
Government is not a bad thing. If you think it is, you’re missing the point.
Intrusive, unresponsive, secretive Government is not a good thing… but it’s not something to throw stuff at in the streets, but rather something to participate in and guide toward good, trustworthy, honorable operation.