Snowden’s Disclosures Force US to Meet with Chinese Military Leaders to Discuss ‘Norms’ for Cyber Warfare

By: Monday April 7, 2014 9:53 am

There has been plenty of writing about the positive effect that former National Security Agency contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden has had as a result of his decision to reveal information on a bulk phone records collection program, which has been collecting the records of all Americans. But there has been much condemnation for his [...]

NSA, GCHQ Spied on Oil Cartel, OPEC, According to Documents from Snowden

By: Monday November 11, 2013 4:42 pm

The National Security Agency has managed to infiltrate the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), according to documents from former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden. The German newspaper Der Spiegel reported the documents show that the NSA and GCHQ infiltrated OPEC’s computers and analysts “discovered an internal study in the OPEC Research Division.” “It [...]

Pentagon Suggests Sequester Would Impair Ability to Fight WikiLeaks

By: Monday February 25, 2013 5:05 pm

Four days away from massive austerity that would result in cuts to the United States government, the Pentagon is suggesting the cuts would make it harder to fight cyber threats. Posted by Secrecy News, Zachary J. Lemnios, the assistant secretary of defense for research and engineering, was asked by Sen. Rob Portman what would be the impact [...]

White House Strategy to Protect Trade Secrets Mischaracterizes WikiLeaks, Criminalizes Hacktivists

By: Wednesday February 20, 2013 8:18 pm

The administration of President Barack Obama released a strategy aimed at protecting trade secrets. As White House press secretary Jay Carney stated, the strategy aims to “protect the innovation that drives the American economy and supports jobs in the United States.” He said, “We know that trade secret theft can cripple a company’s competitive advantage [...]

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