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Response to A Simple Game (Reply #37)

Tue Jun 25, 2013, 08:38 PM

43. He really only 'revealed' two things.

 

The metadata warrant (legal), which we already knew about.
And the fact that we spy on other countries, which we also knew about.

The most disturbing thing about Snowden in regards to the NSA is that he was able to get access to internal office documents (not private info) while in training.

He has actually shown more evidence that private info is not readily available since he was not able to show us anything to support his claims.

He was, you recall, a Systems Administrator, not an Intelligence Analyst. The guy who fixes printers and sets up email for new employees. So it's hard for me to trust the word of someone who never had access to the things he claims.

Still, overall, yes, it's a good thing that something happened to advocate for more transparency and less secretiveness.

And better controls on the insane march to privatization.

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