EDITED TO ADD (7/3): The BoingBoing story says that this was first published on Tagesschau. Can someone who can read German please figure out where this originated.And this should make all my readers feel all warm and fuzzy:
And, since Cory said it, I do not believe that this came from the Snowden documents. I also don't believe the TAO catalog came from the Snowden documents. I think there's a second leaker out there.
EDITED TO ADD (7/3): More news stories. Thread on Reddit. I don't expect this to get much coverage in the US mainstream media.
One expert suggested that the NSA's intention here was to separate the sheep from the goats -- to split the entire population of the Internet into "people who have the technical know-how to be private" and "people who don't" and then capture all the communications from the first group.Because I'm the #1 Google result (out of 13 million) for "How to hide your data transmissions from the NSA". And guess who's the #1 Google result (out of 28 million) for "How to hack a classified network"?
I'll save a seat on the bench at the camps, you dirty terrorist.
UPDATE 7 July 2014 14:47: Post title changed from "Is there a second NSA leaker?"