Posted Sep 19, 2014 by Martin Armstrong
The free markets are everything. That is the very mechanism that drives the entire world economy – Adam Smith’s Invisible Hand. Many people have tried to control society, corner markets like Jim Fisk, or fix prices and create draconian laws. Nothing but nothing can stop the Invisible Hand for it even took down Communism and it is now hard at work taking down Socialism that we can see in the Scottish vote attempting to freedom.
Well it is also hard at work in technology. There has been huge blow-back to the NSA. They have set the world on a course of global war turning friends into enemies, but they have worked hard at the total destruction of the US economy hunting down capital and infiltrating technology to spy on everyone and everything in their paranoia Stalinist state where they just cannot sleep at night worrying someone is doing something dangerous – like free thinking.
Apple has announced that it is making it impossible for the company to turn over data from most iPhones or iPads to police — even when they have a search warrant — taking a hard new line as tech companies attempt to blunt allegations that they have too readily participated in government efforts to collect user information.