«Intelligence officials asked the Guardian, New York Times and ProPublica not to publish this article, saying that it might prompt foreign targets to switch to new forms of encryption or communications that would be harder to collect or read.The three organisations removed some specific facts but decided to publish the story because of the value of a public debate about government actions that weaken the most powerful tools for protecting the privacy of internet users in the US and worldwide»
I'm still taking some solace from this quote:
"Encryption works. Properly implemented strong crypto systems are one of the few things that you can rely on," [Edward Snowden] said before warning that NSA can frequently find ways around it as a result of weak security on the computers at either end of the communication.
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