Feinstein: Spying is bad when it happens to ME

Dianne Feinstein (D-NSA) is shocked - SHOCKED! - that gambling spying is going on! Feinstein three weeks ago (on the NSA spying on Americans, and Edward Snowden revealing it): Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) offered a full-throated defense of the government's collection of data on billions of American phone calls, saying Wednesday that the National Security Agency’s practices have safeguarded...

50+ Security & Cryptography Academics Write Open Letter to Government

Over fifty academic cryptography and network/computer security experts from such institutions as UC Berkeley, Stanford, Brown University, Yale, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell and many others today implored the Obama administration in an open letter to rein in the practices and capabilities of the NSA, arguing that weakening cryptographic standards and inserting backdoors makes everyone less safe...

Thought for the Day

(pulled from the vault in light of today's blistering report from the PCLOB): going to continue to fight communism. Now I am going to tell you how we are not going to fight communism. We are not going to transform our fine FBI into a Gestapo secret police. That is what some people would like to do. We are not going to try to control what our people read and say and think. We are not going to...