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With 3 ´Hops´, NSA Gets
Millions of Phone Records

Associated Press, by Pete Yost & Matt Apuzzo

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/1/2013 4:26:14 AM

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama´s national security team acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that, when investigating one suspected terrorist, it can read and store the phone records of millions of Americans. Since it was revealed recently that the National Security Agency puts the phone records of every American into a database, the Obama administration has assured the nation that such records are rarely searched and, when they are, officials target only suspected international terrorists. Meanwhile, at a hacker convention in Las Vegas on Wednesday, the head of the NSA said government methods used to collect telephone

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FunOne, 8/1/2013 4:46:45 AM     (No. 9452435)

"That this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."
--Abraham Lincoln, November 19, 1863.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 8/1/2013 7:46:44 AM     (No. 9452545)

I think that we need to err on the side of caution, and take in to consideration the safety of the nation in this age of danger.

So....it´s clear that we have no safe alternative except to . . .

..... imprison the entire NSA from the top down.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bohallx, 8/1/2013 8:11:37 AM     (No. 9452577)

Again, notice the focus on NSA access ´the records´.

That´s such a shallow analysis I find it difficult to believe that the international spymasters think it can work for long, but there they are telling the tale and the goobers are lapping it up.

And who says Democrats are the only major source of LOW INORMATION VOTERS

The records are CREATED BY THE PHONE COMPANIES.

These same records are used to generate billings to customers for services rendered ~ mostly service time.

THIS IS NOT THE ONLY WAY to bill someone for service.

There is no practical reason other than billing needs for creating these records.

Even Leahy, no doubt on behalf of his commie backers, expressed surprise that a high school drop out could get access to such a vast treasure trove of important records!!! Guess the Russians and Chicoms were as surprised as anybody that this stuff was just sitting there available for anyone to tap. They needed confirmation!

So, change the billing system; don´t generate these detailed records; problem solved!

BTW, state and local governments REQUIRE this stuff thinking it protects consumers from bad billing practices by the phone companies, so you´d need to rescind those laws first ~ but once you don´t create the records it becomes much more difficult for the Chicom friends of the Snowden backers to track down your trips to the dairy bar to get a milkshake!

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