[FoRK] [liberationtech] Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Mon Jun 10 08:31:22 PDT 2013


It's just a war of semantics.

On 6/10/2013 6:35 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
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> Date: Sun, 9 Jun 2013 09:51:21 -0400
> From: Rich Kulawiec <rsk at gsp.org>
> To: liberationtech <liberationtech at mailman.stanford.edu>
> Subject: Re: [liberationtech] Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data
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> On Sat, Jun 08, 2013 at 08:10:17PM -0700, x z wrote:
>> Do you still believe Glenn's reporting that NSA has "direct access to
>> servers of firms including Google, Apple and Facebook"? In my view, he
>> misled the world intentionally (the few prism training slides published did
>> not seem to claim this). Glenn is at best a wacky journalist without common
>> sense.
>
> First, Greenwald is one of the most sober, accurate, prescient,
> and courageous journalists on this planet.  Not that there was
> any confirmation required of these qualities, but the nature of
> the reaction of the NSA et.al. to these reports speaks volumes
> about their veracity.

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