Dilapidus commented on the blog post Clapper: We Need to Pass PATRIOT to Make Sure Apple Continues to Track Your Location
“Important classified collection programs might be forced to shut down, causing us to lose valuable intelligence information that could be used to identify terrorists and disrupt their plots.”
Except of course, that is always true to some degree. No matter what the capability, if you take it away for any reason, it will have that effect. The only real difference here is that he can say “Important” and we have to believe him. Prove it Clapper.
“Might be forced…” It’s always a shame when an illegal activity that has been so useful, needs to be shut down. It’s so sad to have the job of protecting America’s values and being hampered by them ..