latest Snowden docs show NSA intercepts all Google and Yahoo DC-to-DC traffic

Masataka Ohta mohta at
Tue Nov 5 23:50:06 UTC 2013

Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:

>>> How do you intend to *find* the agents
>>> who were hired at a government agency's under-the-table request that
>>> never had a written record that the company had access to?
>> By memories of those who are at the table.
> So one of the two people at the table you don't have a name for because
> they're not an employee, and the other is either an NSA plant lying about
> never being at a table, or you just gave your top network troubleshooter
> a damned good reason to update their resume.
> Hint:  This isn't a children's game of hide and seek, and if there *is*
> an NSA plant they're not going to just smile and say "Oh, you found me".

Hint: I'm not talking about a way to have perfect security. I'm talking
about possible/good/recommended approach to improve the security without
witch hunting.

> Good job at flushing out those NSA guys.  Now who are you going to
> hire to replace them, and your top troubleshooter?

Feel free to hunt witches if you think it necessary.

						Masataka Ohta

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