The Switchboard: The FBI has only seized 26,000 of the 600,000 Bitcoins Silk Road raked in

How the FBI will deal with seized Bitcoins, European plans to regulate the cloud, and other stories you need to read this morning.

The NSA is trying to crack Tor. The State Department is helping pay for it.

The NSA is trying to break Tor while the State Department is paying to teach activists how to use it.

Why everyone is left less secure when the NSA doesn’t help fix security flaws

Is the NSA putting its offensive capabilities before the security of everyday users?

Former NSA chief: ‘Morally arrogant’ Snowden will probably become an alcoholic

More details from Former CIA and NSA Director Michael Hayden's talk at a Washington, DC church.

The Switchboard: Five tech policy stories you need to read today

Interesting comments on the Internet from a former NSA chief, and the pros and pitfalls of introducing tablets into schools.

Former NSA and CIA director says terrorists love using Gmail

Former NSA and CIA director General Michael Hayden had a lot to say about the Internet Sunday.

Why a former NSA chief just made a big mistake by dissing hackers

When you desperately need the help of a group, it's usually not a good idea to call them would-be terrorist.

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