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.
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.
a bit of both - i think global terrorism is going erode democratic rights in the long run though