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Submission + - Google Engineer Wins NSA Award, Then Says NSA Should Be "Abolished" (tikkun.org)

MetalliQaZ writes: Last week, Dr. Joseph Bonneau learned that he had won the NSA’s first annual “Science of Security (SoS) Competition.” The competition, which aims to honor the best “scientific papers about national security” as a way to strengthen NSA collaboration with researchers in academia, honored Bonneau for his paper on the nature of passwords. And how did Bonneau respond to being honored by the NSA? By expressing, in an honest and bittersweet blog post, his revulsion at what the NSA has become: "Simply put, I don’t think a free society is compatible with an organisation like the NSA in its current form."
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Google Engineer Wins NSA Award, Then Says NSA Should Be "Abolished"

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