Tuesday, June 18, 2013

More NSA links, David Stockman, Krugman 2003, Ron Paul, Syria, Detroit pension funds & misc

Edward Snowden Live Chat Guardian. The big story Monday, in case you missed it. Lots of harrumphing from detractors, see here for an example. Wonder if there is a generation or culture gap, that people who are more heavy internet users would be read the tone differently.
Mike Gravel, Senator Who Disclosed Pentagon Papers, Backs Edward Snowden Huffington Post (Lambert)
Make privacy part of the transatlantic trade talks Yochai Benkler, Financial Times
Police Commissioner of Largest U.S. City: “NSA Should Come Clean About Domestic Spying” George Washington
The Truth: The NSA Has Been Working on Domestic Spying for Ten-Plus Years Rayne, emptywheel
T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless Shielded from NSA Sweep Wall Street Journal. Neglected to include this last week. Less helpful than you might think since they can work back from call recipients.
‘Tis of thee Steve Waldman. Read this.



Krugman, from 2003



Leaks database?


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