When I started HACK*BLOSSOM, I wanted to be a radical activist. I wanted to reflexively understand every encryption algorithm, I wanted to memorize every cutting edge piece of tech journalism. Above all, I wanted to wring every drop of
You're in bed on a Friday night, wrapped in blankets, tired from working all day. You feel so crushingly alone that you can't even commit to watching Netflix, the prospect of absorbing new characters is too emotionally daunting. You see
After the FBI delivered a national security letter to your favorite tech company, who then surrendered your data, the FBI decided to go straight to the source: you. What follows are 9 possible outcomes of this interaction.
A sparse conference room, with mesh metal chairs and an imitation-oak table. Three men are huddled at the table's corner, a national security letter in front of them. The conference phone has been disconnected and each man's smartphone is wrapped
This text was drawn, word-for-word, from National Security Letters recently disclosed by Google. Redacted and personal information was adapted for fictional purposes.
Pursuant to Title 18, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2709 (Section 201 of