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I wonder if they're subverting open source encryption software.

Most certainly 100% yes. Here's a pretty swell talk on some of the programs they use to do it.



I'm off to create a few phony shell corporations to get some free NSA money and get paid to surf the web!

Hahahha. Had the same thought.

While that is an excellent talk, it seems worth pointing out that it's speculative fiction, these things aren't necessarily happening (though it is quite plausible).

the really excellent part of this presentation is that he calls attention to the exceptionally poor nature of openssl's code months before heartbleed

What happened in the jump cut at 44m50s?

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