Monday, November 04, 2013

Pot, meet kettle

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s government acknowledged on Monday that its top intelligence agency had spied on diplomatic targets from countries including the United States, Iran and Russia, putting Brazilian authorities in the uncomfortable position of defending their own surveillance practices after repeatedly criticizing American spying operations. 
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Bottom line here is that it's no fair because we are better at it than they are. Look, countries spy on each other. It's been going on since the days of the Old Testament and frankly, it's probably for the good. World leaders sleep better and are less twitchy if they think they have a clue what the other guy is up to.

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