Michael Chertoff, co-author of the Patriot Act, a set of laws that provided the US government with broad surveillance powers in the wake of 9/11, is unashamedly proud of what he built.
By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Correspondent for In Homeland Security
In the near future, most people’s lives will exist on third-party servers and float around in cyberspace often for sale or public view. Even now, businesses’ and individuals’ information are stored and or displayed on iCloud, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Gmail, Outlook, Instagram, SIRI, Cortana and many others.
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Even with a $70 billion R&D budget, the Principal Deputy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense Research and Engineering, Alan Shaffer, said “Our technological superiority is under some threat…Now we’re starting to see other countries using advanced electronic warfare, missiles and other technologies that will stress us."