If you read Boing Boing, the NSA considers you a target for deep surveillance

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America’s National Security Agency gathers unfathomable mountains of Internet communications from fiber optic taps and other means, but it says it only retains and searches the communications of “targeted” individuals who’ve done something suspicious. Guess what? If you read Boing Boing, you’ve been targeted. Cory Doctorow digs into Xkeyscore and the NSA’s deep packet inspection rules.

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Mitch O’Connell and Dr. Monkey’s Retro Scans

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This week in Gweek Dean and I spoke with artist Mitch O’Connell about his vast photo collection of old Chicago movie theaters, delightfully dirty old Times Square, and his backyard tower of impaled baby dolls. Dean also shares a recent web find, and Mark recommends a condensed self-help book app. Brought to you by Random House Audio (click here for free downloads!)
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