What makes this legal is that it takes place overseas, away from US laws and jurisdiction (or so they think).
My friend Tom Matzzie was sitting behind former NSA head Hayden, heard entire “on background” convo, tweeted it.
Google has access to the Wi-Fi passwords of Android users. Does the NSA now have the same access?
A whimsical look at how “innocent” metadata can be used to find out more about you than you think.
It was Poitras who brought in Glenn Greenwald, Poitras who shot and edited the video of Snowden in Hong Kong.
Chomsky on how the muscular spook state dealt with resistance in the 1960s.
The upper echelon of the intel community is in position to do what Hoover did, use information to exert control.
“Keys to that backdoor are likely accessible to the NSA… perhaps even to the Chinese.”
Message received. But it’s not the one the US intended.
Gaius Publius & Dave Johnson discuss Egypt, NSA on the alternative to the Sunday talk shows, Virtually Speaking.