[Wikimedia-l] PRISM

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Sat Jun 15 14:16:11 UTC 2013

> On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 3:33 PM, Andy Mabbett
> <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>wrote:
>> > PRISM
>> From @ShammaBoyarin on Twitter: "Its not as if the NSA were mass
>> downloading articles from JSTOR."
> Certainly if the evidence showed that the NSA were breaking into wiring
> closets and hacking into computer networks this would be a much different
> story.
> (Yes, you can speculate that they're probably doing this too, but this
> particular scandal is the NSA getting information from computer networks
> with the permission of the computer owners, not despite the owners
> actively
> trying to keep them out.)

Actually, there is a small attached CIA unit to do just that. The story
is a bit bigger than what The Guardian has published so far.


More information about the Wikimedia-l mailing list