In light of the fact that our behavior fails to align with our purported principles, we are compelled to reassess the value of privacy to American life and what we can do if we hope to reclaim it.
Now we know that even the president needs leaks from Edward Snowden to be fully informed about the dastardly acts of his own top spy agency.
While foreign governments may be wagging their finger at the United States for their navigation of private information beyond sovereign borders, many American companies, particularly in the technology sector, may end up paying the price for our own sovereign's transgressions.
Any defense of Snowden ended when he kept talking. And, as if hell-bent on crushing all hope of redemption, he keeps providing details.
co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, CEO Ziklag Systems Now we know that among world leaders, NSA allegedly spied on Angela Merkel's mobile phone. We d...
Cancelation of the passport wasn't just an effort to prevent the whistleblower from getting to a country that might grant political asylum. It was also a declaration that the U.S. government can nullify the right to travel just as surely as it can nullify the right to privacy.
The reality is that when it comes to the science of flying death robots, the United States is the world leader. Our drone systems may not be 100 percent perfect, but they rarely fail. When it comes to killing people remotely from the air, nobody does it better. Technologically, that is. Morally, it's a different story.
The latest analysis of Edward Snowden's leaked documents by the German magazine Der Spiegel is a bombshell for Mexico.
This double-standard -- exposing government leakers to punishment while insulating the journalists who publicize their leaks -- may seem unfair, arbitrary, even offensive. The double-standard is nonetheless necessary.
It wasn't a big weekend in movies except for the stunning if a tad overrated Gravity, but two noteworthy political figures had prominent roles. Unfortunately for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, it didn't prove to be a big box office weekend for either.
Ottawa has been steadily deploying all of the resources at its disposal, including spying and corporate influence, to ensure its hegemony over some of the hemisphere's poorest and most oppressed nations.
In the big world beyond the vastly expensive Beltway sandbox of vicious political ping pong and hyper-partisan gamesmanship, China's official press agency is using the debacle to call for "a de-Americanized world."
Edward Snowden, who divulged secret activities of the National Security Agency or N.S.A., is now safely ensconced in Moscow. However, the notorious whistle-blower's disclosures continue to illuminate Washington's underhanded and unsavory agenda in the hemisphere
We've called on an old and knowledgeable friend, Colonel Manners (ret.). His assignment: to answer letters from Americans puzzled by the etiquette, manners, and language of the arcane national security world of Washington.
This is an earthquake in the crypto business world and it makes it clear that NSA "information assurance" program also might be an information spying operation, but aimed at whom?
Sometimes, the world sends you back to school. These last months have offered us a crash course in how Washington, enveloped in a penumbra of extreme secrecy, went to work creating a global surveillance state on a scale almost beyond the imagination.