In the other direction we can see a time — already upon us — when fourteen-year-old hackers in Australia or Newfoundland can make their way into the most sensitive areas of national security or international finance.
Please attempt to up again. We need government agencies staffed with argumentative people who can live with ambiguity and look upon secrecy as a of insecurity.
T he yearlong debate over the leak of National Security Agency documents by former contractor Edward Snowden has divided the world into two camps. You have a limited of free articles. Check the box if you do not wish to receive promotional offers via from TIME.
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By Massimo Calabresi. In one direction we can reach out and touch the time when the leaders of the Soviet Union thought that the explosion at the nuclear reactor in Chernobyl could be kept secret from the rest of the world. Thank you! Get our Politics Newsletter.
Litigation against mass nsa surveillance: year in review
And no one can seriously look at the Snowden revelations without considering the possibility that they damaged national security. You have reached your limit of 4 free articles. at letters time. For your security, we've sent a confirmation to the address you entered.
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On July 1, the independent agency charged with overseeing U. Taken together, the reports raise the possibility that the NSA programs continue to contribute to U. There are, of course, qualifiers to such a best-of-both-worlds view. Please enter a valid address.
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Prism (surveillance program)
The headlines out of Washington never seem to slow. One sees Snowden as a patriotic public servant and believes the NSA programs he revealed are unjustified threats to civil liberties.