Seems to me that we are giving up freedom for the illusion of security.
Losing more. Especally freedom of speech..
At least you knew Big Brother was watching you!
We're losing them.
You will soon have the freedom in Europe to speak Russian. The Americans will not help you!
Hard to say. Minorities are gaining more freedom through human rights movements and increasing social acceptance but how much power individuals have in the long term is hard to determine. Too many variables and missing information.
What freedoms are you guaranteed exactly in Europe? How many different countries make up your continent?
Soooo.....the point of your question?
a bit of both - i think global terrorism is going erode democratic rights in the long run though