Today in "the fall of western civilization":
Disinformation for Hire, a Shadow Industry, Is Quietly Booming (nytimes) - The NSA & company monsters are gradually coming out of the shadows.
Facebook is Now Aggressively Courting a New Partner: Churches (yahoo) - FB is a power hungry cybernetic cult. A inter-cult collaboration makes a lot of sense.
Plans for governing body to make digital identities as trusted as passports (UK.gov) - At least they are starting to drop the bullshit and talk about it straight. Related, Related