NSA Spying Scandal – An Analysis

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NSA Logo

Like a lot of people, I’ve been following the NSA Spying Scandal closely. In fact, I’ve been following it for several years, since before I first ran into Barrett Brown. Seriously. The leaks about go back a long way, and most writers appear to have missed the implications.

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Barrett Brown – Hurting the Government by Believing in the Constitution

Barrett Brown courtesy D Magazine
Barrett Brown courtesy D Magazine

I know Barrett Brown. Not well, but we’ve spent time chatting online, and he’s a nice guy. A damned nice guy. I wasn’t online the night he got raided, but I could have been.

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Steubenville Update – Some Background for Outsiders

Steubenville Ohio, image courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Over 26,000 people were on the live stream of the feed from the rally today. Many are from outside the United States, and may not have the background to understand some of the events. I’m not an American either, but my interest in law enforcement means I know a bit.

If I’m wrong at any point, please comment. I’ll post links where possible.

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