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Submission + - Mathematicians Push Back Against The NSA

Parseval writes: The NSA and GCHQ need mathematicians in order to function — they are some of the biggest employers of mathematicians in the world. This New Scientist article by a mathematician describes some of the math behind mass surveillance, and calls on other mathematicians to refuse to cooperate with the NSA/GCHQ while they continue to surveil the entire population.
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Mathematicians Push Back Against The NSA

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