Category Archives: NSA

Edward Snowden Wins ‘Debate’ With NSA Lawyer

At a public event last month, Edward Snowden argued that the NSA has developed a “culture of impunity,” that its people “are not villains, but they think they can do anything because it is for a just cause.” John DeLong, … Continue reading

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From the Great Minds Think Alike Files: On Big Data Effectiveness

“More data does not necessarily mean better information… Of course, we need organizations like the CIA, the NSA, the NRO and all the rest. Intelligence is a vital component of national security, and can be invaluable in both wartime and peacetime. … Continue reading

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The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Small Data

“If this program is not effective it has to end. So far, I’m not convinced by what I’ve seen,” said Senator Patrick Leahy in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on July 31, according to the New York Times.  In June, I … Continue reading

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