The new red menace?

If openness is sacrificed in the battle against terrorism, have the terrorists won?

“The more I see of this homeland security/PATRIOT Act/anti-terrorism movement, the more I see it as creeping fascism. … If we change the way we live and become more fearful and become less free, they’ve won already—and they’re already winning because we’re defeating ourselves.”
Frank Mullen, panelist and longtime investigative reporter for the Reno Gazette-Journal
panel discussion on cyber-security from terrorism

At an auditorium in Sierra Pacific’s headquarters, advocates argued the pros and cons of openness in government.
PHOTO BY DENNIS MYERS


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Published in Reno News & Review

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