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  •  This would only apply to formally requested data (3+ / 0-)
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    JesseCW, kyril, BentLiberal

    Not the data NSA vacuums directly from switches, cables and satellite base stations.

    400ppm : what about my daughter's future?

    by koNko on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 09:35:54 PM PDT

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      koNko

      This doesn't mean the government doesn't have the data. It just means Google isn't letting them grab it directly off their servers. Which would be inefficient anyway. Man-in-the-middle attacks are much more efficient if what you want is a firehose of data on which you can do your own processing and storage.

      "Let’s just move on, treat everybody with firmness, fairness, dignity, compassion and respect. Let’s be Marines." - Sgt. Maj Michael Barrett on DADT repeal

      by kyril on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 10:08:01 PM PDT

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