The NSA, Snowden, and the Elephant in the Room

Recent revelations from the Snowden-Industrial Complex (SIC) appear to offer evidence that the U.S. National Security Agency hacked into one or more corporate computer systems at Chinese telephone giant Huawei. This was done, ostensibly, to search for evidence to support the suspicion that Huawei was operating in cahoots with the Chinese government to the detriment of US interests.

All of these revelations are fascinating, but there is an elephant in the room that we’re missing amid the outrage. What, if anything, did the NSA find in Huawei’s computers? Was the US, in retrospect, looking for a chimera, or did they find evidence of the complicity for which they were searching?

The fact that the latter has not been addressed suggests that the SIC is being selective about its disclosures, either because of an implicit agenda, or, perhaps, because Snowden has new masters.

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One thought on “The NSA, Snowden, and the Elephant in the Room

  1. If governments and “free” email providers can peek through your webcam, read your emails and look inside your computer, so can the criminals
    This problem is growing fast and it is happening on all levels, from homes to businesses. Unfortunately, this problem is getting worse as deliberate errors into software or hardware designs, many of which are developed in collaboration with the NSA; or by recommending the use of security protocols that the NSA knows to be insecure, in its dual role as cryptographic standards-setter and code-breaker. Because of this, the safeguards have been broken down to gain access to your information making it easier than ever for hackers and cyber criminals.

    There is data security, and then there is Swiss data security.
    Solutions exist.
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