Julian Assange on phase shift

in the 1930s, certain people saw what was going on. And they saw the general trends. I’m telling you there is a general trend. I am an expert and I’ve lived through it. Other experts have also lived through different facets of this—an American, a German and a French man, all experts on different parts of what is happening legislatively and what is happening in terms of the technology. Now we have all been intercepted permanently. This is a state change. This is not matter of simply a change to any individual. This is a sea change in politics and we are going to have to do something about it. If we don’t do something about it, we run the risk of losing the democracy we have treasured for so long.

– Julian Assange, here and look here too