Friday, January 31, 2014

The NSA's Edward Snowden Talking Points Have Been Classified 'Top Secret'

An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin, June 7, 2013. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

The NSA's 'Top-Secret' Edward Snowden Talking Points -- Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic

Would releasing any of them really "cause exceptionally grave danger to national security"?
Once Edward Snowden began leaking classified documents, National Security Agency officials knew that they'd be forced to respond. They began developing talking points. By their own account, the attempt spread across 156 pages of records. Or so the NSA told Jason Leopold, a transparency activist who wants to see them. The NSA has now officially refused his Freedom of Information Act request, using a number of legal arguments. Can you guess which one bothers me?

Here they are, via Leopold:

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My Comment: One can only imagine the resources that the NSA has dedicated on the Edward Snowden file .... suffice it to say that it must be enormous.

1 comment:

dom zek said...