“The US Government Has Betrayed the Internet,” Bruce Schneier


By Bruce Schneier


Sep 5, 2013


I don’t know whether Bruce Schneier still believes that all the  Parkland Memorial Hospital doctors who examined JFK’s exploded skull in 1963 could not tell an exit wound from an entry wound or whether he still believes that a bunch of nuts hiding in some cave somewhere outwitted the entire United States air defense system in 2001, but when it comes to Internet security this man knows his stuff.  Check out his recent article in The Guardian.

By subverting the internet at every level to make it a vast, multi-layered and robust surveillance platform, the NSA has undermined a fundamental social contract. The companies that build and manage our internet infrastructure, the companies that create and sell us our hardware and software, or the companies that host our data: we can no longer trust them to be ethical internet stewards.read entire article