Wired (and practically everyone else tech-related on the internet) posted a story yesterday reminding us of the degree to which the feds leaned on companies to cooperate with the PRISM program. You remember PRISM, don’t you? That’s the tool the NSA uses to gather all e-mail metadata from every major provider in the U.S. It’s […]
Ok, the message itself isn’t particularly epic. But, check out the link the URL pointed to. Someone actually paid for that domain name. Well played, sir or madam. Well played. (And yes, I still have a Yahoo mail account.)
Detail: Or “How not to call a variable in the subject line.” And yes, I still have a Yahoo email account. Honestly, Yahoo still has the best email and chat client. I’m not going to pretend that they didn’t lose the war, but there’s absolutely nothing wrong with these two products.
Gen. Keith Alexander addressed some of the allegations against the NSA at a cybersecurity conference today. Here’s the money quote. Ok, it’s really the only quote, but you get the idea: “NSA does collect information on terrorists and our national intelligence priorities but we are not authorized to go into a U.S. company’s servers and […]