Security Guru With Access to Snowden Documents Briefs Congress Members (Because NSA Won’t)

By: Thursday January 16, 2014 4:31 pm

Bruce Schneier, a security technologist who has worked with journalists and analyzed documents from National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, was asked to give a private briefing to a few members of Congress.

 

Revelations Around NSA, GCHQ Operations to Crack Encryption & the Need for More Whistleblowers

By: Friday September 6, 2013 9:35 am

What is contained in the documents from Snowden is clear evidence of an unchecked surveillance state that threatens the liberty of citizens not just in America but around the world. There is a duty amongst journalists to inform citizens of what these intelligence agencies are doing and what powers they have and think they should have to invade privacy, whenever they deem it necessary.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Bruce Schneier, Liars & Outliers: Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive

By: Sunday June 17, 2012 1:59 pm

Liars & Outliers explores some of the deeper principles on which social health depends. The subtitle of the book conveys the main theme: “Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive.” It is a systematic assessment of the conditions that allow people to assume the best rather than the worst from the others they encounter during the day.

TSA’s Legal Justification for Gate Grope

By: Monday December 27, 2010 7:00 am

The Electronic Privacy Information Center has been suing the Department of Homeland Security because it refused to engage in the public rule-making process before it adopted RapeAScan machines as part of the primary screening at airports. DHS responded to EPIC’s suit the other day. While I think their response will be largely successful as written, [...]

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