September 18, 2020
Wyden rallies Def Con in speeches chastising telecom sector on privacy, Sen. McConnell on elections
LAS VEGAS. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) delivered a scathing review of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and the telecom sector on privacy and data security before an enthusiastic Def Con audience, hours after urging the white-hat hacker community to help overcome Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) roadblock on election security legislation.
The senior Intelligence Committee member and leading voice on privacy issues on Friday offered a detailed analysis of a century of “horrible” privacy practices by the telecom sector, and...