- You have to assume that, in a few years, many of the capabilities the NSA has today will be available in the market for exploits and be usable by the average bad guy.
- Among the few products whose markets the US still dominates are Internet services and networking hardware. Success in these markets depends heavily on trust, and the revelations have destroyed this trust.
- In particular, you have to assume that much of the software on which the integrity of your archive depends have backdoors inserted at the request of the three-letter agencies.
Matt Blaze's piece in The Guardian is well worth a read too.