Monday, June 17, 2013

Need To Share

In past years someone like Snowden may not have had access to briefings detailing these collection programs, but now with the push from a "need to know" to a "need to share" philosophy, it's far more likely for an IT contractor like him to gain access to such documents.

-- Former NSA Deputy Directory Cedric Leighton, on Edward Joseph Snowden, a computer technician who said he leaked secrets about surveillance programs, New York Times, 10 June 2013

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