Does he never lose sleep at night wondering whether Isis terrorists might not have gained some useful advantage from the information he disclosed?-RW
Well, firstly, he says, in all the recent European attacks the suspects were known to the authorities, who thus had the ability to target them without having to scoop up everyone else’s data as well. Secondly, he points out, Osama bin Laden stopped using a mobile phone in 1998 — not because of leaks to newspapers but because “there is an aggressive form of Darwinism in terrorist circles. Long before we, the public, know about any of these surveillance measures, they have already known for years because, if they had not, they are already dead.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
An Aggressive Form of Darwinism Exists in Terrorist Circles
During an interview with the Finacial Times, Edward Snowden informs. FT recounts:
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