Posts tagged “NSA”

Private-Sector Privacy at Loose Ends

When Edward Snowden broke open the secretive vaults of the National Security …

Posted May 5th, 2014

Captain America Skips Politics, Stays Personal

America’s hero struggles to apply Christian forgiveness to international conflict.

Posted April 10th, 2014

Huawei Builds China’s Own Internet “Home-Field Advantage”

Last weekend, the New York Times and Der Spiegel reported that the NSA has been …

Posted March 31st, 2014

We Finally Start to See What Drove Snowden

As the New York Times and Washington Post have recently reported, and Leah Libresco …

Posted March 20th, 2014

The NSA’s Overreach Breeds Enemies

There’s new evidence that Obama lied when he said, “that the United …

Posted March 20th, 2014

Cyberattacks on Syria Put the Homefront in Danger

The United States has struggled to find a way to support Syrian …

Posted February 27th, 2014

Obama Announces Mild Surveillance Reforms

Just as our army has, in President Obama’s famous debating words, moved …

Posted January 17th, 2014

“Strange Bedfellows” Are Rolling Back NSA Surveillance

Commentators short on descriptive idioms often deploy the phrase “strange bedfellows” whenever cross-ideological …

Posted October 29th, 2013

The Problem with Spying on Friends

The first reports in early May of 1960 were that a U.S. …

Posted October 29th, 2013

Patriot Act Author Writes NSA Rollback

In the aftermath of the attacks of 9/11, Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) authored …

Posted October 26th, 2013

Can Quantum Encryption Protect Your Data?

In our post-Snowden world, we can no longer deny what was always …

Posted October 16th, 2013

Why the NSA Debate Will, and Must, Continue

President Obama’s decision to close embassies and consulates across the Middle East …

Posted August 7th, 2013

Justin Amash: Snowden Is a Whistleblower

A Republican Congressman told Fox News yesterday that Edward Snowden is a …

Posted August 5th, 2013

How Your Smartphone Can Spy on You

Excited about the latest iteration of the iPhone, expected to be soon …

Posted August 2nd, 2013

Newsweek Ponders Privacy—in 1970

The panopticon of the “me decade”

Posted June 11th, 2013

President Obama Embraces the False Choice

For those of you just joining us, there have been two big …

Posted June 7th, 2013