Teenagers, social media, and terrorism: a threat level hard to assess - Yahoo! News Government good, your privacy bad........ To me this sounds like a public conditioning message. "You really want us to look at everything your kids say because it is for the general publics' safety". Though I agree there are things that can be done to mitigate perceived terrorist ( the Boston bombers were in the fed's face and ignored), the message in this article struck me as a means to convince the public that our privacy is secondary to our security which I disagree with. Uncle Sam does not have the right to know unless the individual has consented to the search or been notified of their rights to shut up... If you have a probable cause to come and talk to me because of the things I may have written or said, get a judge to provide a warrant and follow due process and not circumvent my rights by using tools that are approved by presidential fiat.