Aaaand, the guy who perpetrated this crime got a decoration.
Fuck up and move up.
The story of an attempt to extract public information from the Department of National Defence. Original application: 14 December 2006. This blog is just biding its time, waiting for the last Canadian soldier to leave Afghanistan.
The U.S. government, in conspiracy with client states, chiefest among them the Five Eyes—the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand—have inflicted upon the world a system of secret, pervasive surveillance from which there is no refuge. They protect their domestic systems from the oversight of citizenry through classification and lies, and shield themselves from outrage in the event of leaks by overemphasizing limited protections they choose to grant the governed.- Ed Snowden