IDG Contributor Network: Richard Stallman ‘basically’ has no problem with the NSA using GNU/Linux
If you have been keeping an eye on what the NSA has been up to while they were busy reading your emails, you might be aware of the XKEYSCORE program run by the agency. According to Edward Snowden, as told to Glenn Greenwald, the program was used to “sweep up countless people’s Internet searches, emails, documents, usernames and passwords, and other private communications.”
This is old news, you say. We’ve all known about it since 2013. So what’s the big deal and why am bringing it up now?