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"The NSA Wasn't Forthcoming," So a Computer Security Expert Briefed Congress Instead

  • Matt Sledge
  • Huffington Post
  • January 16, 2014

A computer cryptography expert revealed that he met Thursday with members of Congress to explain Edward Snowden’s revelations about the National Security Agency because “the NSA wasn’t forthcoming.”

In a brief post on his blog, Bruce Schneier said that he had held a roundtable discussion with six House members, organized by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), to discuss the NSA’s activities.

Schneier, a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, co-authored a Guardian article with reporter Glenn Greenwald on the NSA’s attempts to hack an anonymizing web service and has taken a peek at many of the documents that Snowden leaked…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.