NSA tried and failed to compromise Tor, but browser vulnerabilities gave some users away | The Verge
"According to leaked documents obtained by Glenn Greenwald, the NSA and Britain's GCHQ were frustrated by Tor, at one point in 2012 putting out a presentation called "Tor Stinks." "We will never be able to de-anonymize all Tor users all the time," it says. "With manual analysis we can de-anonymize a very small fraction of Tor users." While it's known that the NSA was actively working to weaken cryptography, these documents suggest that it was, at least in the case of Tor's network itself, unsuccessful."
Here’s what will happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt | Financial Post
"Nobody knows exactly when America would default on its bills if Congress fails to raise a cap on government borr...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.