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In other words, increasingly, the NSA is reading your email and everything you type in your IM client � and in real time, that is to say there is no delay in the timeliness of the information, the underwear drawer snoopers have the ability to read your IMs as you type them.Certain privacy/full session SSL email hosting services have been purchased/changed operational control by NSA and affiliates within the past few months, through private intermediary entities,� notes Cryptome.
Originally posted by Badge01
Maybe we need to organize. Have one day where everyone sends IMs and emails with 'The EnEssAy slurps donkey gonads' a few thousand lines at a time. Civil disobedience and all that, eh?
(j/k; as if it would matter).
Originally posted by Foxe
The NSA and every major and minor spy organization has the technology to watch these IMs and Emails? Yes, they do. Hell, a common hacker does. Nothing special...
13.9 billion instant messages are sent each day... 183 billion emails are sent each day.
That is 160,879 instant messages a SECOND.
2,118,055 emails sent a second.
The NSA has the man power to read all of these in real time? I highly doubt it.
[edit on 20-12-2007 by Foxe]
Originally posted by benign.psychosis
That's why the NSA has vast arrays of super computers that are scanning the data contained in the emails/IMs for critical keywords/keyphrases with sophisticated recognition software.
Or do you really think that Special Agent Smith is assigned to email scanning duty every Wednesday because he screwed up on field work?
Come on. Seriously.