XKeyscore – what is it?

Big Brother is here, and this article gives an explanation on the capabilities of the big brother surveillance tool.

DDOS attacks in Sweden

The DDOS attacks, impacted the availability of the websites of train operators SJ, as well as those of south Swedish public transit operator Skånetrafiken, Region Skåne, and Sweden’s alcohol retail monopoly Systembolaget.

A group of 16 year olds have claimed responsibility, but this is not yet confirmed. No reason yet apparent on why this was done. Perhaps a disgruntled customer? More in English here.

If you have any updates, opinions on whats behind this, please post, I am very interested!

The latest on Snowden

Well whether you believe him to be a traitor or a whistleblower, seems that Snowden was granted asylum by Russia. He is traveling around the country, fascinated by the history, and is managing this without being recognized. He has received many job offers. So who knows what is in store for him. Read more at the Guardian.