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The US government is assembling a new domestic security measure that gathers information about every citizen and resident in America.
The US government is currently in the process of refining an extensive domestic spy network that collects, stores and analyzes data about thousands of American citizens and residents.
According to the Washington Post, a number of law enforcement agencies are actively participating in the rapidly evolving network, including the FBI, local police, state homeland security offices and military criminal investigators.
Originally posted by backinblack
reply to post by oozyism
I can assure you it's not just the US...
They can now track everywhere you go through payments, cell phones, gps and a multitude of other ways..
Platic payments are a biggy and that alone gives them plenty of info..
I know even in Australia they spy on us..
Originally posted by Intelearthling
Only someone with ulterior motives would be concerned by this. Nothing new here.
FBI spies on everyone in the US. It shouldn't concern to you since you're in Australia. If you're concerned by this, maybe you shouldn't never visit here. Just looking out for you!
Since you hate Americans, there's no reason for you to visit.
Illegal Domestic Spying
Today the government is spying on Americans in ways the founders of our country never could have imagined. Intelligence agencies, the military, state and local police, private companies, and even emergency services are gathering detailed information and sharing it through new institutions like joint terrorism task forces, fusion centers, and public-private partnerships, allowing any one of them to instantly produce electronic dossiers on ordinary Americans with a simple mouse-click.
Originally posted by thecinic
I don't think the fbi is spying on everyone and creating some database...
If you call finding terrorist and honing in on their sophisticated communication is consider spying on *everyone* then you got another thing coming.
Originally posted by oozyism
Is US government spying on Americans legal?
Magna Carta is an English charter, originally issued in the year 1215, and reissued later in the 13th century in modified versions that omit certain temporary provisions, including the most direct challenges to the monarch's authority. The charter first passed into law in 1225. The 1297 version, with the long title (originally in Latin) The Great Charter of the Liberties of England, and of the Liberties of the Forest, still remains on the statute books of England and Wales.
Originally posted by bekod
reply to post by oozyism
i will try to help you under stand , first under the US Constitution,by the laws written in there , the answer is no they the spying and info gathering and searches the TSA DHS NSA FBI as well as State and local Leos do is not legal, but thanks to Bush,and the "Patriot Act" they are! For in(the Act) it gives the Leo's the right to do so, NSA TSA DHS FBI State and local as well as out side agencies have the right, power, and authority to do what they seem fit with out due proses, in the name of National Security, thus declaring the Constitution, null and void, you I and any one are to them, a threat and terrorist, till determined otherwise, no time limit, in fact they can detain you or I, Indefinitely, with out being charge of a crime offense or by court of law, no judge no jury.
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