There are great benefits to connectedness, but we haven't wrapped our minds around the costs.
Martin Enserink and Gilbert Chin:
Privacy as we have known it is ending, and we're only beginning to fathom the consequences.
Someone from the future, I'm sure, will marvel at our blindness and at the hole we have driven ourselves into, for we are completely committed to an unsustainable technology.
Questions have been raised, however, about whether data can be used to predict terrorism. And serious concerns have been voiced about the impact of developing technologies on individual liberties and on community-law enforcement relations.
Niels Bohr (and others):
Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.
Douglasville Deputy Chief Gary E. Sparks:
It's better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it.