Posted Jul 30, 2017 by Martin Armstrong
The NSA is also in bed with major corporations and the idea of defending the economy has turned into defending corporations. In the “Quadrennial Intelligence Community Review Final Report” published by the US Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) in April 2009, the report recommended that the US intelligence services should put “a multi-pronged, systematic effort to gather open source and proprietary information through overt means, clandestine penetration (through physical and cyber means), and counterintelligence”. This was one of the hidden pieces from the Snowden files. It explains also why there is some cooperation between big corps and the NSA.