Former NSA chief General Keith Alexander is now on Amazon's board

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General Keith Alexander, who oversaw the National Security Agency when Edward Snowden revealed the shocking extent of its illegal wiretapping and data collection programs, has joined Amazon's board as a director. Gen. Alexander's duties on the audit committee and anywhere else he might be needed are not spelled out anywhere. He is currently co-CEO of […]
General Keith Alexander, who oversaw the National Security Agency when Edward Snowden revealed the shocking extent of its illegal wiretapping and data collection programs, has joined Amazon's board as a director.

Gen. Alexander's duties on the audit committee and anywhere else he might be needed are not spelled out anywhere. He is currently co-CEO of IronNet Security, the firm he founded six years ago. Before that he was head of the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command.

He is perhaps best remembered by the general public as having helped build and operate an enormous set of secret programs for domestic surveillance in the security-first post-9/11 era. There's a bit more to running the country's cybersecurity infrastructure than that, of course, but the Snowden…
Devin Coldewey
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