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  •  Yep, settled law. The list owner is the telco. (0+ / 0-)

    It isn't the private property of each individual.

    It's the states that have laws that protect this information. These laws require warrents. The feds need to comply as one would expect.

    The NSA might collect everything but it doesn't process or do anything with the data without a court order. I 'spained in another comment. No, I'm not revealing any secrets here. The wiki machine describes the concept in this context.

    "Never wrestle with a pig: you get dirty and the pig enjoys it"

    by GrumpyOldGeek on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 06:13:32 AM PDT

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    •  Our communications belong to the telcoms? (4+ / 0-)
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      maxschell, catilinus, Rick Aucoin, JVolvo

      Fucking AWESOME.

      how do I get to have freedom of speech when my speech is privately owned by a corporation again?

      The greatest voice is the voice of the people-speaking out-in prose, or painting or poetry or music; speaking out-in homes and halls, streets and farms, courts and cafes-let that voice speak and the stillness you hear will be the gratitude of mankind.

      by SouthernLiberalinMD on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 08:38:30 AM PDT

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