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The Destabilization of the NSA and GCHQ

 

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The activ­i­ties of Eddie the Friendly Spook make no sense in the con­text of civil lib­er­ties. They make a great deal of sense in terms of the desta­bi­liza­tion of the Obama admin­is­tra­tion, the NSA and the GCHQ. Snow­den may have taken up to 1.7 mil­lion doc­u­ments, includ­ing infor­ma­tion that could per­mit a male­fac­tor to suc­cess­fully evade NSA scrutiny. Snowden’s activ­i­ties may lead to nul­li­fi­ca­tion of the NSA plans to defend against cyberterrorism.

FTR #767

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