NSA put off plans after leaks
Even good ideas now seen as toxic
Posted: February 3, 2014 at 3:29 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Early last year, as Edward Snowden was secretly purloining classified documents from National Security Agency computers in Hawaii, the agency’s director, Gen. Keith Alexander, was gearing up to sell Congress and the public on a proposal for the National Security Agency to defend private U.S. computer networks against cyberattacks.
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