Politics: the art of convincing decent people to forget the lesser of two evils is also evil.
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Sanctioned or unsanctioned, meeting peaceful protesters with force is clear injustice. 850+ arrests in Moscow, including journalist @ASLuhn.
Sanctioned or unsanctioned, meeting peaceful protesters with force is clear injustice. 850+ arrests in Moscow, including journalist @ASLuhn.
HK Migration says the refugees who aided me must face irregular, immediate deportation hearings this week. Details: https://t.co/3WalvUEb3X
Least charitable explanation: political self-interest leading to objections that are themselves spurious.
Most charitable explanation may be a complaint that "lawful but spurious" reportage improperly circulated innocuous comms.
Perhaps he feels things that never should have met the threshold to enter the reporting stream did,went wide, got unmasked?
...which dovetails with the current, unexplained obsession with unmasking procedures.
USP identities are masked in reporting (but not in the original, raw SIGINT), but can be unmasked on request.
Armchair quarterbacking, basically, but with a point: raw SIGINT has a short reach, but derived reporting goes wide.
May object to analyst determination re: reporting thresholds. "Lawfully intercepted but innocuous" comms "reported anyway."
If your calls were monitored, you were spied on. Which end of the calls were "targeted" speaks to propriety, not whether it was spying.
Right or wrong, if a spy agency -- via any method -- intercepts, copies, or otherwise reviews your communications, they have spied on you.https://t.co/HeSzmJ66Xr
The former head of @NSAGov's Snowden task force just publicly vindicated my decision. Stunning but welcome reversal. https://t.co/vqcFGCUVXN
If true, what little faith remains in surveillance law will vanish without the swift prosecution of the senior police officials responsible.
Whistleblower: Police shredded documents about unlawful surveillance of protestors in defiance of legal order. https://t.co/oiVEZgaymT
Whistleblower: Government using surveillance powers to monitor the emails of domestic journalists and protestors. https://t.co/oiVEZgaymT
Whistleblower: Government using surveillance powers to monitor the emails of domestic journalists and protestors. https://t.co/oiVEZgaymT
You want to know how to stop the next whistleblower? Stop breaking the damn law.
This is simply not true. Even monstrously unjust sentences (Manning) have been shown insufficient to deter the next whistleblower.https://t.co/6oZ819FF3J
A member of Congress asked the Director of the FBI if journalists can be imprisoned for doing their jobs. Worse: Comey didn't say "no."https://t.co/WilKOIj5Wt
Congress conflates legality and morality. The Flynn leak was unlawful, but revealing official deception is moral. https://t.co/TlHAkisw1W
Red flag: NSA Director careful to discuss only who can unmask USP identities in reporting, not who can access collection involving USPs.
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