By BILL MURRAY
With Andy Thibault
“With the aid of your precog mutants, you’ve boldly and successfully abolished the post-crime system of jails and fines.”
— Ed Whitwer, incoming Precrime Commissioner, Federated Westbloc Alliance, in Philip K. Dick’s short story, Minority Report
“You’ve probably grasped the basic legalistic drawback to PreCrime methodology. We’re taking in individuals who have broken no law.”
— John Anderton, outgoing Precrime Commissioner
FBI Seeks Data Mining App
For Social Media
Censoring Of Tweets
Sets Off #Outrage
Maybe Philip K. Dick wasn’t imagining a high-tech, invasive government after all. Maybe he was just a better observer than most.
Dick’s world of PreCrime surveillance and detention has been with us – in reality – for quite some time. The only question is, how long a time?
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