[Rushtalk] YOUR GOVERNMENT AT WORK - YOU SHOULD BE VERY AFRAID
John A. Quayle
blueoval57 at verizon.net
Mon Nov 11 13:33:03 MST 2013
I am afraid of NOTHING! When you are, they've defeated you. - jaq
At 08:30 PM 11/10/2013, Carl Spitzer wrote:
>FROM THE WASHINGTON POST
>Why the gov't source leaked PRISM
>By <http://www.politico.com/reporters/DylanByers.html>DYLAN BYERS |
>6/6/13 6:28 PM EDT
>The Washington Post has
>a remarkable report showing that the National Security Agency and
>the Federal Bureau of Investigation have been monitoring the central
>servers of major Internet companies -- Microsoft, Yahoo, Google,
>Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube and Apple -- and "extracting
>audio, video, photographs, e-mails, documents and connection logs
>that enable analysts to track a person's movements and contacts over time."
>Why did a government source leak information of this program, dubbed
>"PRISM," to the Post? What follows is perhaps the most chilling
>paragraph I've read to date about U.S. government surveillance:
>Firsthand experience with these systems, and horror at their
>capabilities, is what drove a career intelligence officer to provide
>PowerPoint slides about PRISM and supporting materials to The
>Washington Post in order to expose what he believes to be a gross
>intrusion on privacy. "They quite literally can watch your ideas
>form as you type," the officer said.
>In the wake of last night's
>report about the NSA's collection of Verizon phone user metadata,
>the New York Times editorial board
>that the Obama administration "has now lost all credibility" in
>defending its abuses of executive power. That was before the report
>about PRISM, which unlike the Verizon metadata, includes
>surveillance of user content.
>"'They quite literally can watch your ideas form as you type,' the
>If that doesn't make you uncomfortable, it should.
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