NSA Director Defends Surveillance Programs at Cybersecurity Conference

Thursday, August 08, 2013

As the privacy debate continues following revelations about the federal government's surveillance programs, the director of the National Security Agency is defending his organization's tactics.

Speaking at an annual cybersecurity conference at Fordham University on Thursday, General Keith Alexander said privacy is safeguarded by the constitution and that the methods used by the NSA do not constitute "domestic spying."

"No one has willingly or knowingly disobeyed the law or tried to invade your civil liberties or privacy," he told a room of industry insiders at the fourth annual International Conference on Cyber Security. "There were no mistakes like that at all. I think that's important to understand." 

Alexander added that Congress could help improve cybersecurity by passing legislation that dictates how the private sector can work with agencies like the CIA, FBI and NSA to defend against cyber attacks.


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Glenn from Redondo Beach, CA

Anti NSA - Bitcoins?

Many people including myself are just starting to hear about Bitcoins even though they have been around since 2008-2009. They are a very new “currency” and will allow you to profit without ANY fees of transfer, any freezing of funds, doesn’t require banks and is currently feared by established financial institutions to the way of trying to ban it. The funny thing is that is it`s impossible to ban or prohibit because no one owns it!

There are a group of clever developers are working on a tool that will allow people to make bitcoins every single day! There is a nice short to the point video that explains the “Human Greed” factor and why this is an entirely new and unexplored market!

This is unlike anything you have ever seen or heard off and it makes perfect sense that early birds knowing this info will make a lot of money off the backs of people that come into a new moneymaking market too late. The beauty of this is that you stay anonymous and in nowadays world flying under the radar is important. The recent scandals of governments spying on its citizens are making “transparency” a scary thing so don`t let anyone meddle in your private affairs!

There is a free presentation seat to be grabbed so you can be the first to learn more about this bitcoin robot that is due to be released very soon to a small circle of people that follow its development.

Check it out now:

Aug. 09 2013 02:48 PM

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