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USG Enamored of Hackers

– Why is it that the U.S. Government not only wants to hire hackers but brags about it? And then, why are they surprised when the strategy backfires as it seemingly did with Edward J. Snowden? Christopher Drew and Scott Shane wrote an article “Résumé Shows Leaker Honed Hacking Skills” for the…

NSA: IAM … What IAM?

– Update: It has been several weeks since the Snowden leaks and, at time of writing, his every move, real and virtual, is being tracked by the media. While Snowden having access to top-secret information was mentioned briefly, as noted in this column, it wasn’t until weeks after the leaks (and…