“George Orwell was an optimist”
They know they are surveilling innocent people
US deliberately sabotaged encryption standards
A talk by Mikko Hypponen at TED in Belgium.
Take away quote::
“Intelligences agencies are completely out of control and need to be brought back under control.”
“Privacy is the foundation of democracy and freedom.”
Communications made via Yahoo, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Apple etc. have all been compromised.
The companies deny that it’s happened.
There are two options: Either they’re been hacked or they’re lying.