Arik Hesseldahl

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SEC Wasted $1 Million on Data Storage, Report Finds

The Securities and Exchange Commission wasted $1 million on virtual data storage it bought in 2008, the agency’s internal watchdog said, as part of an investigation into the agency’s procurement practices, Reuters reported. The investigation was into the agency’s purchase of storage gear from Apple and then later a firm called Cloverleaf Systems that was done through a no-bid contact.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik