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Indeed, the American government has more information on the average American than Stalin had on Russians, Hitler had on German citizens, or any other government has ever had on its people.
The American government is collecting and storing virtually every phone call, purchases, email, text message, internet searches, social media communications, health information, employment history, travel and student records, and virtually all other information of every American.
A recent NSA whistleblower: He says that if anyone gets on the government’s “enemies list”, then the stored information will be used to target them. Specifically, he notes that if the government decides it doesn’t like someone, it analyzes all of the data it has collected on that person and his or her associates over the last 10 years to build a case against him.
Th[e National Security Agency's] Capability At Any Time Could Be Turned Around On The American People, And No American Would Have Any Privacy Left …There Would Be No Place To Hide. [If A Dictator Ever Took Over, The N.S.A.] Could Enable It To Impose Total Tyranny, And There Would Be No Way To Fight Back”.
Now, the NSA is building a $2 billion dollar facility in Utah which will use the world’s most powerful supercomputer to monitor virtually all phone calls, emails, internet usage, purchases and rentals, break all encryption, and then store everyone’s data permanently
The former head of the program for the NSA recently held his thumb and forefinger close together, and said: "We are like that far from a turnkey totalitarian state
Originally posted by Tw0Sides
reply to post by pravdaseeker
When they say, "we live in a Information Age", What Information did you think they meant?
It will only get worse, and not just here in the US.
Originally posted by chishuppu
I think oil rich Muslim nations are the most spied on people on Earth, I know more about them than I do my neighbors.
Originally posted by SilentKoala
I've said it before and I'll say it again. If you want to be free, stop being afraid of death. Once you have no fear of death, there is no evil great enough to prevent you from being happy and at peace.