NSA hack Mexican Presidents account

Not overly surprising that the NSA were snooping on their neighbours, but i do find it a little comical that they got caught. Still, they have made it pretty clear that they will not be stopped, and are largely answerable to noone. As the adage goes, “who is watching the watchers?”

http://www.rtoz.org/2013/10/20/nsa-hacked-email-account-of-mexican-president/

And now it would appear that Obama is desperate for the US Supreme Court to take on a case lodged by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC). In a nutshell, the EPIC are arguing that the NSA have overstepped the mark, and are asking the Supreme Court to intervene. Obama is arguing that the Supreme court does not have juristriction over foreign intelligence, but so far as I can tell, this has never been tested. I suspect Obama knows this, and is fearful it is going to open a can of worms …

http://www.france24.com/en/20131016-us-asks-top-court-not-take-case-nsa-cyber-snooping

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