Ben Wizner is busy. He directs the ACLU's Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project and is part of Edward Snowden's legal team. On November 2 at 7:30 pm, Wizner will speak at Lake Forest College.
It's as close to a whistleblowing cage match as we're going to get...
Alexander, who was the eavesdropping and code-breaking agency's longest-serving director, confirmed the arrangement with
This configuration of secrecy and political connections is ideal for cashing in. In a field with billions of dollars in public money, no oversight and a corner on the expertise, Ridge, like Chertoff, Hayden and Alexander, is well-positioned to convert government funds into private profit.
If you watched this drama closely, you surely noticed how narrowly we conceptualize corruption in America. In effect, general influence peddling and election purchasing, which we see more commonly, are legitimate.
Corporate America and the intelligence community promote a panicked militaristic national mood because it justifies both government secrecy and huge taxpayer outlays for defense.
But those attacks may pale in comparison to "the next wave of attacks in the near-medium term" that could be far more destructive
The real question, he argued, is whether "we need an NSA that's accountable, properly reined in by a more robust system of
Alexander, who has repeatedly warned of the financial industry's vulnerability to state-sponsored cyber attacks, recently
So Keith Alexander, the General who managed the National Security Agency's (NSA's) wholesale surveillance of Americans and the rest of the world, headed through Washington DC's revolving door last month. His calendar is filling up rapidly, too, despite his pricey rates.