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Edward Snowden urges professionals
to encrypt client communications

Guardian [UK], by Alan Rusbridger & Ewen MacAskill

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/17/2014 11:00:25 AM

The NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, has urged lawyers, journalists, doctors, accountants, priests and others with a duty to protect confidentiality to upgrade security in the wake of the spy surveillance revelations. Snowden said professionals were failing in their obligations to their clients, sources, patients and parishioners in what he described as a new and challenging world. "What last year´s revelations showed us was irrefutable evidence that unencrypted communications on the internet are no longer safe. Any communications should be encrypted by default," he said. The response of professional bodies has so far been patchy.

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Out of the mouth of "Babe(s)." I´m sure the "intelligence" community would love to eat one of their own so his nightmare revelations would just go away.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MirJoy, 7/17/2014 12:50:52 PM     (No. 9928873)

I think he is a very interesting young man. When he is asked a question, he actually answers it, and his answers are not empty rhetoric, and I do think he has integrity as well. Actually, I think he is highly trust-worthy; which probably some think is a contradiction.

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