What is "third-party subscriber information" of yours that the government has access to without a warrant?
Your bank records with Sun Trust; your prescriptions with CVS; your Amazon account of what books you've ordered; all the library items you check out; Paypal transactions; all the movies you order from Netflix; your public transit records (including each and every single time--and where--you enter and exit from the subway); your E-ZPass records of where and when you are driving, your PeaPod grocery list items; all phone, TV, cable and Internet service providers (like AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Cox, et al).
I cannot share my evidence of the secret interpretation. But, as an example, the
Narus equipment in the AT&T building in San Francisco takes data off the fiber optic
lines in the US. That's full reconstruction of data passing on these fibers. This
includes all the e-mail, file transfers etc. passing between US citizens as well as
foreigners on these lines. Plus, all the telcoms had to be given retroactive immunity
for providing customer data (estimates as high as 3 billion calls a day over 11 years
to date) to the government. The collection of all this data is why they have to
build storage facilities like in Bluffdale, Utah, because they don't have the capability
to determine what information is important--so they just store it all.
But the MSM and blogosphere can certainly call the White House, Justice Department and Congress and ask for a denial.
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