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Bruce Schneier: ‘I Think There’s a Second NSA Leaker’

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Security expert says a new whistleblower has emerged, Greenwald agrees

Paul Joseph Watson
Prison Planet.com
July 4, 2014

Bruce Schneier: I Think Theres a Second NSA Leaker 040714bruce

Security expert Bruce Schneier reacted to yesterday’s new revelations about the NSA by asserting that there’s probably a second leaker in addition to Edward Snowden.

As we highlighted yesterday [1], reporters who conducted an analysis of the NSA’s “deep packet inspection” rules discovered that the federal agency was placing people in an “extremists” database simply for searching for information about Tor and Tails, an anonymous browser and a privacy-friendly operating system.

Although the authors did not specify the source of the revelation (for obvious reasons), Schneier believes the information could have been provided by a new whistleblower.

“I do not believe that this came from the Snowden documents. I also don’t believe the TAO catalog came from the Snowden documents. I think there’s a second leaker out there,” wrote Schneier [2] on his blog.

Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who has worked closely with Edward Snowden in reporting on leaked NSA documents over the past year, appeared to agree with Schneier, tweeting, “Seems clear at this point.”

It remains to be seen whether this alleged second leaker will follow in the footsteps of Snowden and and reveal his true identify, or whether he will choose to remain in the shadows, but the potential emergence of a new whistleblower represents a major headache for the NSA.

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[1] highlighted yesterday: http://www.infowars.com/visiting-websites-about-privacy-gets-you-put-in-an-nsa-database-of-extremists/

[2] wrote Schneier: https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2014/07/nsa_targets_pri.html

[3] @ageis: https://twitter.com/ageis

[4] @vruz: https://twitter.com/vruz

[5] https://t.co/0iCULZWf0L: https://t.co/0iCULZWf0L

[6] July 4, 2014: https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/statuses/485081861119832064

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[9] Infowars.com: http://infowars.com/

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[11] Bruce Schneier: ‘NSA and GCHQ have betrayed the trust of the internet’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bruce-schneier-nsa-and-gchq-have-betrayed-the-trust-of-the-internet.html

[12] Greenwald: No Surprise Snowden is Being Demonized: http://www.prisonplanet.com/greenwald-no-surprise-snowden-is-being-demonized.html

[13] It Is Now Abundantly Clear Why Edward Snowden Is The US Government’s ‘Worst Nightmare’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/it-is-now-abundantly-clear-why-edward-snowden-is-the-us-governments-worst-nightmare.html

[14] Schneier: Snowden’s Leaks Have Actually Made It Easier To Crack Terrorists’ Encrypted Messages: http://www.prisonplanet.com/schneier-snowdens-leaks-have-actually-made-it-easier-to-crack-terrorists-encrypted-messages.html

[15] Fugitive US leaker Snowden ‘fears for his life’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fugitive-us-leaker-snowden-fears-for-his-life.html

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