National Security Agency
How the infitration by a Russian criminal organizaion of Wyndham Hotels led to a major development in cybersecurity policy.
"Awarding a prize to a newspaper that covered a hurricane does not somehow vindicate the hurricane.”
"Metadata Material Shouldn’t be Held by the Government"
December 22, 2013
Interview: A key member of the panel advising Obama about NSA surveillance reform says Uncle Sam needs to get out of the metadata-storage business
Take the World War II Memorial—Please!
October 15, 2013
If architecture is, as Goethe put it, frozen music, then which classical opus is suspended within the granite semicircle of Washington’s National World War II memorial?
Edward Snowden Leaks Again—And It's a Bombshell
August 16, 2013
In 2008, the National Security Agency illicitly—if accidentally—intercepted a “large number” of phone calls from Washington, D.C. because an error confused Egypt’s country code—“20”—with, yes, “202.”
The Lies Aren't What Make Obama's NSA Stance So Awful
August 12, 2013
President Obama’s repeated comments that “there is no spying on Americans” and that “we don’t have a domestic spying program,” as he told Jay Leno, were contradicted by two revelations at the end of last week.
The One-Stop Whistleblower Shop
June 20, 2013
How did The Guardian become the leaker's outlet of choice?
We Need a New Church Committee
June 11, 2013
It's time for a basic re-evaluation of intelligence operations.
Against Our Values—And Bad at Keeping Us Safe
June 07, 2013
Massive data sweeps like the NSA's recently disclosed program are an affont to Democratic values.
Verizon may not have been able to fight a secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order, revealed last night by the Guardian, to hand over subscribers’ call data to the National Security Agency.