Reflections on U.S. politics as an eternal talk show.
When did spying itself, instead of security, become the NSA’s mission?
A tool to track “illegal aliens” potentially to track everyone else?
What can jolt Americans into seeing that security comes only through transparent civic institutions?
Why is President Obama so permissive with regard to excesses of the U.S. intelligence apparatus?
Why respecting rights and operating accountably makes security agencies more effective.
The Guardian op-ed by Stephan Richter and Jan Philipp Albrecht: What can be done to deter U.S. spying in Europe?
Until now we, as simple “users,” have given little thought to where this profound technical change will lead us.
The Republic of Georgia offers an object lesson on the dangers of an out-of-control security apparatus.