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How the NSA is still
harvesting your online data

Guardian (U,K), by Glenn Greenwald and Spencer Ackerman

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Posted By:toledo, 6/28/2013 7:17:35 AM

A review of top-secret NSA documents suggests that the surveillance agency still collects and sifts through large quantities of Americans´ online data – despite the Obama administration´s insistence that the program that began under Bush ended in 2011. Shawn Turner, the Obama administration´s director of communications for National Intelligence, told the Guardian that "the internet metadata collection program authorized by the Fisa court was discontinued in 2011 for operational and resource reasons and has not been restarted." But the documents indicate that the amount of internet metadata

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tren9, 6/28/2013 11:16:14 AM     (No. 9398506)

FTA: Obama administration´s insistence that the program that began under Bush ended in 2011.

Of course it ended. It´s just that a new program was started to replace it...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: RancherJack, 6/28/2013 11:45:31 AM     (No. 9398577)

Obama spokesperson - "Parse parse parse parse parse parse parse parse and lastly in closing, parse."

The only people in the entire blankety blank world who are unaware Washington has been spying on everyone is the 52% capable of voting for an alien illegal like Obama.

The rest is street theatre.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: trapper, 6/28/2013 2:29:59 PM     (No. 9398918)

The NSA scooping up all content of all domestic communications and internet traffic would certainly explain some congressional votes and public statements that have left all of us scratching our heads. What might a congressman do a google search for that he wouldn´t want anyone to know about?

Threats, blackmail, and extortion. The three course dinner in Obamamerica.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 6/28/2013 4:25:35 PM     (No. 9399071)

I am beginning to rethink my first hunker-down opinion. Maybe I should just give them something to scoop up!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 6/28/2013 10:36:22 PM     (No. 9399597)

Search, or internet purchase, etc. #3.

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