The real take home of the Snowden leaks [Article]

Charlie Stross believes the three-letter acronym agencies haven’t considered a problem: Gen X & Gen Y.

The key facts are: Generation X’s parents expected a job for life, but with few exceptions Gen Xers never had that — they’re used to nomadic employment, hire-and-fire, right-to-work laws, the whole nine yards of organized-labour deracination. …..

… Edward Snowden is 30: he was born in 1983. Generation Y started in 1980-82. I think he’s a sign of things to come. PS: Bradley Manning is 25. 

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