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Originally posted by Arbitrageur
The size of the data will reach a new scale so I guess search capabilities need to advance significantly.
Originally posted by buddhasystem
The database technology in itself has picked up significantly, with multiple noSQL platforms and map-reduce taken to new scale.
After Gigabyte and Terabyte there's petabytes, exabytes, zettabytes, and yottabytes.
What scale data size do scientists work with? Petabytes or exabytes?
Originally posted by fishy6
They have been recording everything for years.
TPTB are just now making it public.
Senate leaders say NSA data gathering is routine
..."This is nothing particularly new. This has been going on for seven years under the auspices of the (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) authority and every member of the United States Senate has been advised of this," said Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., the top Republican on the intelligence panel. "To my knowledge we have not had any citizen who has registered a complaint relative to the gathering of this information, and it is simply what we call 'meta data.'"...
"To my knowledge we have not had any citizen who has registered a complaint relative to the gathering of this information,
Originally posted by beezzer
reply to post by GODISNOTGREAT
They are in them now.
Welcome to ATS.
There is no doubt that this is a massive domestic spying campaign by the U.S. government — it's clear from the document — through its intelligence services. But unlike previous cases involving the NSA and AT&T, this time around it has been warranted by the aforementioned secret court.
Is this order in breach of Fourth Amendment rights to "unreasonable" searches?
This one is tricky. Arguably yes, but also perhaps not. The Fourth Amendment protects U.S. residents from the U.S. government — not private companies — conducting "unreasonable" searches.
However, the FISC has ruled before that similar NSA surveillance violated the Fourth Amendment. According to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) said that the court has ruled that the intelligence it collected was "unreasonable" under the law.
Despite being held in secret, the FISC is accountable, albeit to a small number of select politicians on the Senate Intelligence Committee. No records are kept and the ones that are will be treated with the highest security classification possible.
Originally posted by HomerinNC
Originally posted by SloAnPainful
reply to post by JacKatMtn
No that doesn't look good at all...
Of course it's my service provider...
unfortunately, this will most likely expand to ALL providers