If the NSA’s massive intelligence operation sounds like a certain Bush-era program, that’s because it is. Continue reading…Read the rest of this entry »
Posts Tagged ‘NSA surveillance’
I talked with Terry Gross about surveillance, data mining, and the recent revelations of NSA intelligence programs. Listen here.
A primer on what we know, what we might infer, and the big unanswered questions about the government’s collection of Americans’ phone records. Continue reading…Read the rest of this entry »
In a major speech on US national security, the President signaled that some wartime authorities will not be withdrawn. Continue reading…Read the rest of this entry »
My op-ed in today’s New York Times looks at a decade of secret government surveillance and why we’re still powerless against it.
A just-published paper offers new insights and intriguing details about the New York Times’ 2005 blockbuster on government spying. More here.Read the rest of this entry »
Why is the government pressing so hard to find leaks of classified information? Because it can. More here.Read the rest of this entry »
Have a bunch of Silicon Valley computer geeks figured out how to stop terrorists?Read the rest of this story »
I was a guest on this week’s “On the Media,” talking about the renewal of the Patriot Act, and whether the Obama administration is secretly interpreting the law in a way that allows the government to collect more information.Read the rest of this entry »
Before a team of elite Navy forces stormed Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, they and senior US officials had closely studied a digital mock-up of the facility and even a physical miniature, able to be laid out on a table. It showed them the intelligence community’s best guess about what Bin Laden’s hiding […]Read the rest of this entry »