Big Money and the NSA Scandal … How Dangerous is the “Security/Digital Complex”?

There’s much we don’t know yet, so it’s wise to be cautious in describing this new force. But Edward Snowden’s revelations, and the reactions to them, are offering us a glimpse into rarely-seen intersections of Wall Street wealth, information technology, and the national security state.

Revolving doors.

Reports say that Snowden left government and joined the private sector as part of the massive privatization of government functions, including national security. His recent employer, Booz Allen Hamilton, earns more than 98 percent of its revenue from the government.

via Big Money and the NSA Scandal … How Dangerous is the “Security/Digital Complex”?.

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