The video was choppy and the audio at times difficult to hear but he did manage to get across that he has no regrets about his NSA leaks, he thinks proposed NSA reforms vindicate his actions and he believes better encryption is the best way to achieve privacy protection.
At CeBIT, an international business IT event wrapping up this week in Hannover, Germany, big data, the Internet of Things and "NSA-proof" and "Snowden-proof" security products took center stage. However, it is the cornucopia of "NSA-proof" and "Snowden-proof" products that I think warrant the most attention in a show full of attention-worthy items.
Proving once again that fact is stranger than fiction, a lawsuit meant to shorten the time that the NSA can keep data resulted in the agency getting to keep data even longer.
In the aftermath of media reports that the National Security Agency cracked much of the online encryption used to protect data, the National Institute for Standards and Technology, or NIST, is undertaking a review of its process for developing encryption standards.
Top news stories for Feb. 18, 2014.
Reflecting growing concern in Europe about personal data protection, France and Germany have been in talks about creating a European Internet in order to prevent surveillance by the National Security Agency and other spy agencies.
More than 4,000 groups have reportedly pledged to join the formal protest planned for tomorrow over the National Security Agency's surveillance programs.
The top news articles for Jan. 30, 2014.
Smartphone and tablet apps, including popular games like "Angry Birds" are allowing spy agencies such as the National Security Agency to learn more about them, reports The Guardian.
President Obama's decision to allow the National Security Agency to continue bulk collection of phone record metadata on U.S. citizens--but to designate a third party to hold the data once it is collected--has split powerful Senate Democrats.