Tag: South by Southwest

Snowden: NSA ‘Set Fire’ to Internet, Techies Are ‘Firefighters’

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Edward Snowden accused the NSA and its counterparts of "setting fire to the future of the Internet" during a videoconference discussion at South by Southwest in Texas on Monday, and he called on the tech community members in the audience

Prestigious speaker Mikko Hypponen cancels RSA talk to protest NSA deal

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Friday's report that RSA received $10 million to make an NSA-favored random number generator the default setting in its BSAFE crypto tool aren't yet creating any problems on Wall Street, with stock for parent company EMC rising 2 percent on Monday.