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  •  The fish isn't climbing the tree (0+ / 0-)

    The FBI is spying on you. Getting a warrant isn't as complicated. They don't need or use the NSA, except for foreign traffic.

    Maybe your focus on the NSA is a distraction created by the FBI.

    The NSA can and does hove the ability to decipher most security methods. This is their mission. I know how this is done, too. They don't need a warrent to examine foreign intelligence. I don't need a warrant at all.

    There's no need for back doors. This has been superceded and is obsolete. Years ago.

    Assume that the public Internet is not secure. Everything connected to the public Internet is vulnerable. Everything.

    All of the major "free" email services store your mail on their servers. They scan everything electronically. Read their terms. They OWN your email. You can't even figure out where your email is stored.

    All wireless communications is vulnerable and is massively compromised all the time. USA and everywhere else. The technology is simple, cheap, and ubiquitous. Cell phones are wide open and in the clear.

    Credit card and ATM transactions are easy pickings. Your PIN number doesn't protect anything. It's ridiculously easy to crack the codes implemented by most banks.

    Chinese spying on the US amounts to billions of Internet messages every hour. I measured my tiny segment of my Internet connection and traffic from China to my one personal Internet IP address was over 60 per second. Korea was second highest, Russia shows up at the top often. People have no clue about how much spy traffic flows through the US Internet.

    These are facts. You ARE being spied on. It's just not by the NSA.

    All of these violations of your privacy are real.

    Your "proof" that the gubmint spies on you is that Linus shook his head. I'm afraid. I'm very afraid.

    You're focusing on an imaginary threat.

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

    by GrumpyOldGeek on Tue Sep 24, 2013 at 04:10:43 AM PDT

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