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I'm just not sure how you can ignore the fact that his employer is NSA. By proxy, he's doing evil (at least imo).

He chooses to work for an agency that breaks the law. Do we just turn a blind eye?

If he was answering phones there, it'd be one thing, but he's a cryptography expert. I'd imagine he'd be only a degree or two removed from something nefarious.

Just following orders is not an excuse if you have a conscience.

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What if he worked for local police, which help keep order around the NSA headquarters? Or chooses to operate a US based company, sending more tax money to fund the NSA?

At any rate, if the NSA wanted to continue to participate, they'd just hire people not officially associated with the NSA.

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