Previously, I posted about LOVEINT, which is the NSA’s term for employees who spy without authorization on the love interests in their lives–girlfriends, wives, crushes, and the like. This, of course, is the basis of my newly published novel, What Happens to Us.
Now, we hear something even more frightening, that most instances of LOVEINT are not caught by supervisors or monitors, but are self-reported.
I’m not sure if the NSA realizes it, but in some ways, that makes it even worse, because it seems to imply that there is no effective monitoring program to catch offenders. NSA employees seem to be able to spy on their love interests at will–that is, unless their conscience catches them. To read an excerpt, click here.