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Originally posted by flexy123
Seriously, I cannot stop laughing.
The NSA "data mines" and monitors the internet, phone calls, emails etc..FOR DECADES already.
What do you think the job of an intelligence agency is? It's exactly that.
Originally posted by KingErik
What they are not yet telling the people, is that they not only "listen in", but they interact, they disrupt, they divert, they impede, they mislead, they are actively modifying the data as it moves through the communication chnnels.
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by Dianec
The problems with terrorist is that only those that are low key or no financed by big foreign "interest" are the only ones that you get to hear been boasted and used by the propaganda machine to tell how good our intelligence gathering is, occurs downplayed for our national security so we only hear rumors.
But those that are indeed professionals of what they do can go behind the backs of the "impressive and reliable intelligence agencies to do their deeds, does 9/11 ring a bell?
See, if our intelligence gathering was so great such an elaborated and well finance terrorist plot like the one behind 9/11 would have been spotted right away.
But it didn't happen, now with all the intelligent gathering in our nation after the 9/11 the Benghazi incident would have been avoided before hand, it didn't happen.
How about the Boston bombers, they were not even in the ranks of experts.
Unless our corporate run government is very selective on what kind of information they take seriously or they have better fish to catch with the common American citizens personal and private information.
It smells like corruption and is must be corruption and corporate interest is all over it.
edit on 6-6-2013 by marg6043 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by zilebeliveunknown
reply to post by bgold1212
Of course it does, they have access to user's data...
“Google cares deeply about the security of our users’ data,” a company spokesman said. “We disclose user data to government in accordance with the law, and we review all such requests carefully. From time to time, people allege that we have created a government ‘back door’ into our systems, but Google does not have a ‘back door’ for the government to access private user data.”
What is interesting to mention is rumors of "back door" for government to freely collect user's data, and if true, this spokeperson just shot himself in the foot. We'll see I guess...
5:13 p.m.: Clapper tells the National Journal, "What I said was, the NSA does not voyeuristically pore through U.S. citizens' e-mails. I stand by that." Except ... that's not what he said.