Snowden considered leaking NSA docs but held off, hoping Obama would reform the system. His optimism didn’t last.
I use a VPN called Private Internet Access to protect my privacy and passwords. You should too.
The NSA must protect US and allied information systems from attack. All other concerns are secondary.
The revelation comes on the heels of Brazil’s president canceling a trip to Washington over US spying on Brazil.
Listen to my discussion with Marcy Wheeler and Jay Ackroyd.
In the past we would work with the NSA to help keep American/western data safe. Now, they’re the bad guys.
What makes this legal is that it takes place overseas, away from US laws and jurisdiction (or so they think).
No word yet from the Republicans as to whether the NSA need now be defunded as their Web site doesn’t work.
My friend Tom Matzzie was sitting behind former NSA head Hayden, heard entire “on background” convo, tweeted it.
Alexander’s intelligence war room was built to mimic the Starship Enterprise’s bridge from Star Trek. Seriously.