'Politicians are reluctant to disrupt the enormous wealth creation machine technology has turned out to be'

RSA Politicians are, by and large, clueless about technology, and it's going to be up to engineers and other techies to rectify that, even if it means turning down big pay packets for a while.

We sat down with Schneier to have a chat after he had finished autographing copies of his latest book Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-connected World, to go over the ideas in more detail, and to get his views on where governments are going to take us in the future.

Why are lawmakers having such problems with the technology sector?

And legislators don’t have the expertise on staff to counter industry statements or positions.

Lawmakers are reluctant to disrupt the enormous wealth creation machine that technology has turned out to be.

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