The Wiretap Rooms The NSA’s Hidden Spy Hubs in Eight U.S. Cities

New World Order State of the Nation

Source:  The Intercept The secrets are hidden behind fortified walls in cities across the United States, inside towering, windowless skyscrapers and fortress-like concrete structures that were built to withstand earthquakes and even nuclear attack. Thousands of people pass by the buildings each day and rarely give them a second glance, because their function is not …

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Google Engineers Refused to Build Security Tool to Win Military Contracts

The Google Goolag

Source:  Bloomberg A work boycott from the Group of Nine is yet another hurdle to the company’s efforts to compete for sensitive government work. Earlier this year, a group of influential software engineers in Google’s cloud division surprised their superiors by refusing to work on a cutting-edge security feature. Known as “air gap,” the technology would …

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