Before you argue that this infringes on our liberty, privacy, and free speech, consider the Boston Marathon bombing. The attackers were found and caught precisely because we submit to constant surveillance. A photo posted to social networks, combined with CCTV, mobile broadcast signals, and hordes of overnight activists allowed us to find two out of 600,000 people. (To be sure, this very same technology was also to blame for misreporting, possible libel, and potentially another death.) NSA/Verizon surveillance: You’re sharing your private data all the time. - Slate Magazine
A system of ethics where the good is to be found in the minimization of everyone’s sense of futility.