Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Unhappy spy chief is unhappy

THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE on Monday blamed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden for advancing the development of user-friendly, widely available strong encryption.
“As a result of the Snowden revelations, the onset of commercial encryption has accelerated by seven years,” James Clapper said during a breakfast for journalists hosted by the Christian Science Monitor.
I've been saying for quite some time that the grotesquely promiscuous spying by the Intelligence Community - spying aimed at the innocent civilian population - is having a big, negative impact on the commercial Internet security industry.

And why hasn't General Clapper been imprisoned for perjury to Congress?

The NSA has really messed this up, and that toothpaste isn't going back into the tube.

1 comment:

ccbpc said...

Basically, all the Snowden revelations did was verify what most of us has suspected for years. I was already paranoid and using all available technology to protect my communications before Ed did his trick. Clapper just needs to shut his hole and go pick out a cell at the nearest country club, er, prison, and make reservations for a lot of other folks currently enjoying leadership positions in our gov