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This negative feedback you imagine is worse than you imagine and it has already happened.

The contractors the NSA use, i.e. Lockheed Martin are able to spy on others that may get work on NSA contracts, they can therefore put in a preferential bid to make sure that they get the work.

Now factor in how Lockheed Martin also do the census. They also do the nuclear weapons.

1984 wasn't really that imaginative, the Lockheed Martin script is far more out there.

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