The Congressmen commended the US stance in opposition to a telecommunications treaty being negotiated at the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai that would boost efforts to stifle Internet freedom around the world.
Weekly News Round-up
- Inside TAO: Documents Reveal Top NSA Hacking Unit in Der Spiegel. Documents released by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden reveal network access capabilities.
- FireEye Computer Security Firm Acquires Mandiant in The New York Times. The combined company will compete strongly in both detection and emergency response.
- Judge Rules NSA Bulk Telephone Metadata Spying Is Lawful in Wired. Coming just weeks after another judge ruled large portions of the program to be unconstitutional and could presage an eventual Supreme Court ruling.