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America May be Doomed to Cooperate with Putin

Posted January 13th, 2016 at 8:27 am (UTC-5)
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For President Obama, the willingness to work with (Vladimir) Putin is an act of foreign policy realism or desperation, depending on your point of view. Some would argue that in Syria, the two converge.

There is No Good Argument for Encryption Backdoors

Posted November 20th, 2015 at 2:46 pm (UTC-5)
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If secure encryption is outlawed, only outlaws will have secure encryption … Remember, the NSA’s bulk collection program foiled exactly zero terror plots, by its own admission. The call for encryption backdoors is just another extension of this futile and counterproductive dragnet.