If you want to hear/see:
Note: technical difficulties make it hard to follow. I'll watch for a written transcript.
...but hey, do what you want...you will anyway.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Sunday, March 9, 2014
See? Eleven. It’s not a rubber stamp court.
I’d like to know what those eleven requests were.
Because immediate privacy is meaningless, but after five years – sacrosanct.
Looks like the Snowden Effect has pressured FISA to come up with something that looks like they’re on the ball.
Speaking of Snowden, upon request, he gave written testimony to the EU:
http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/1061127-vjhvekoen1ww.html#document/p1 (provided via TechDirt)
Friday, March 7, 2014
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Author Teju Cole was asked what book he would recommend to President Obama:
I suppose at least a little faith in literature’s ability to make us better is what lies behind this question. But I have no such faith. The president has already read many wonderful books from many different cultures. Now we need him to act justly in certain matters: to stop killing people extrajudicially, and to stop deporting people with such enthusiasm. I doubt that more reading will quicken his conscience in these matters.NYT