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  •  NSA able to collect info it can't obtain by court (5+ / 0-)

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    ...MUSCULAR, is operated jointly with (NSA and) the UK spy agency GCHQ...

    ...millions of records daily, gets passed to NSA data collection centers at Ft. Meade. In just 30 days NSA field collectors had processed and sent back 181,280,466 records, according to one document. The information siphoned included not only metadata but also content...

    ...at times sucking down so much information that analysts complained about the quantity...

    ACLU Deputy Legal Director Jameel Jaffer commented on this latest NSA revelation:  
    “Our system of judicial and congressional oversight of the NSA is fundamentally broken, and dragnet programs like this one are the result...If we want the right to privacy to survive the NSA’s assault on it, we need both Congress and the courts once again to play the role the constitution envisioned for them...”
    •  Heh... Can a time be coordinated... (0+ / 0-)

      ... when everyone in the world goes online for one hour and sends emails, even joke emails, and overloads the servers...?  Or, at least everyone in the US....

      ...at times sucking down so much information that analysts complained about the quantity...

      I'm sick of attempts to steer this nation from principles evolved in The Age of Reason to hallucinations derived from illiterate herdsmen. ~ Crashing Vor

      by NonnyO on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 03:25:48 PM PDT

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