Wired hat ein schönes Portrait über Morgan Marquis-Boire (@headhntr), der jetzt von Google zu Glenn Greenwalds First Look Media gewechselt ist und dort für die Sicherheit zuständig ist: The Ex-Google Hacker Taking on the World’s Spy Agencies.
Beyond protecting Snowden’s favorite journalists, Marquis-Boire sees his decision to leave Google for First Look as a chance to focus full-time on the problem of protecting reporters and activists as a whole, groups he sees as some of the most sensitive targets for governments globally. “I look at the risk posed to individuals in the real world,” says Marquis-Boire, an imposing, often black-clad New Zealander with earrings, dreadlocks, and a taste for death metal. “In human rights and journalism, the consequences of communications being compromised are imprisonment, physical violence, and even death. These types of users need security assistance in a very real sense.”
Auf der vergangenen re:publica’14 sprach Morgan Marquis-Boire über Staatstrojaner und „Fear and Loathing on the Internet„: