New documents from Edward Snowden indicate that the NSA paid the world’s best known computer security company, RSA, to weaken its products so they are easier for the NSA to compromise.
More Edward Snowden documents reveal that the NSA and the U.K.’s GCHQ targeted Israel’s government, the French national oil company Total, French defense company Thales Group, The Guardian, and The New York Times.
A NSA employee co-chairs the Internet Engineering Task Force’s Crypto Forum Research Group, which provides cryptography assistance to other IETF groups that write internet standards. An email to CFRG’s email reflector requested that this NSA employee be removed from his position, in part because he has been championing a technology that appears to have purposeful flaws.
Avik Roy explains the expanded “hardship exemption” the Obama administration is using to permit some people to avoid ObamaCare’s individual mandate and buy catastrophic health insurance. Unfortunately…
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