U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Letters: Surrounded by surveillance

Re “Feinstein emerges as spy agencies' staunch defender,” Jan. 19 I applaud the position of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Privacy as we once knew it is no longer possible. Every time we go through security at the airport or at a public venue, we are giving up our privacy — but that is how people who would do us harm are caught. Every time we are on a surveillance camera, our privacy is invaded — but that is how the alleged Boston Marathon bombers were identified and caught. Unfortunately, this is the world in which we live — “live” being the operative word. The National Security...