If the Director of National Intelligence “’blames” you for something, is that bad, or is it a badge of honor?
That would be the latter for Edward Snowden… again.
This time, he’s not getting the blame for a massive data dump proving that nefarious governments have been using computer technology to invade individuals’ privacy.
The director doesn’t like that Snowden’s recent revelations were an impetus for speeding up encryption technology. I would have praised Snowden, but Director James Clapper said in The Intercept recently:
“As a result of the Snowden revelations, the onset of commercial encryption has accelerated by seven years,” James Clapper said during a breakfast for journalists hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. (Read more from “NSA Pins Another ‘Badge of Honor’ on Snowden” HERE)