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  •  My mail is not 'public'. (1+ / 0-)
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    LilithGardener

    Nor is my email, my telephone conversations, etc. If you believe the government has a right/reason to open your mail (snail or email) and listen in on your phone conversations without even the slightest nod to probable cause and duly sworn legal warrant, you'll have to provide me with a list of specific, NOT-secret legislation and policy before I'll buy it. Law and policy which has existed since well before the goddamned PATRIOT Act while you're at it, because the PATRIOT Act is blatantly unconstitutional, will be effectively challenged, and is very likely to be struck down.

    •  um the metadata is (0+ / 0-)

      because that's how the internet functions

      At some point to send data you have to give it instructions. Please let me know when you understand the difference between metadata and the contents because till then you do not have the knowledge to have this conversation.

      In the time that I have been given,
      I am what I am

      by duhban on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 11:21:10 AM PDT

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      •  Most people discussing PRISM, etc. already know (1+ / 0-)
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        Joieau

        what meta data is. People who don't already know what meta data is are people who do not care to know much about the Patriot Act or civil liberties.

        Please stop pretending otherwise.

        You're spamming this kindergarten IP lesson in lieu of making any point or contribution to the discussion.

        "They did not succeed in taking away our voice" - Angelique Kidjo - Opening the Lightning In a Bottle concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City - 2003

        by LilithGardener on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 12:13:04 PM PDT

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        •  I highly doubt that (0+ / 0-)

          considerigg you haven't even acted liked you know the diference

          In the time that I have been given,
          I am what I am

          by duhban on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 01:34:18 PM PDT

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          •  Do you have any ideas you'd like to share? (1+ / 0-)
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            Joieau

            If you do, please don't hold back.

            "They did not succeed in taking away our voice" - Angelique Kidjo - Opening the Lightning In a Bottle concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City - 2003

            by LilithGardener on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 01:40:10 PM PDT

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