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NSA Attacks on VPN, SSL, TLS, SSH, Tor

On 12/30/2014 03:47 AM, Jason Richards wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Dec 2014 01:32:44 -0500 grarpamp <[email protected]> wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 29, 2014 at 2:46 PM, Juan <[email protected]> wrote:
>>>         Anyway, I'm getting the impression that all the Snowden
>>>         stuff that gets 'leaked'  to the public has been somehow
>>>         approved by the US govt?
>> It's well known that media seeks confirmation and approval from govts
>> before publishing anything.
> OK, I'll bite: why? What benefit does the US govt get from the
> information leaked by Snowden?
> J

Benefit? Who knows? But media asks for comment, and government gets the
chance to argue against release, and for redaction.