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9/11 Gave Us the Police State With the ‘Patriot’ Act, After Vegas Get Ready for ‘USA Liberty’ Act

9/11 Gave Us the Police State With the ‘Patriot’ Act, After Vegas Get Ready for ‘USA Liberty’ Act | Pro-Government Extremism | Scoop.it
After 9/11, the United States government preyed on the fear felt by many Americans to justify the passage of the USA Patriot Act—a law that was supposed to prevent future terrorist attacks. Now, af…
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NSA Whistleblower: NSA Spying On - and Blackmailing - Top Government Officials and Military Officers

NSA Whistleblower: NSA Spying On - and Blackmailing - Top Government Officials and Military Officers | Pro-Government Extremism | Scoop.it

Whistleblower Says Spy Agency Targeting Top American Leaders

NSA whistleblower Russel Tice - a key source in the 2005 New York Times report that blew the lid off the Bush administration's use of wiretaping....

 

"...They went after State Department officials. They went after people in theexecutive service that were part of the White House–their own people. They went after antiwar groups. They went after U.S. international–U.S. companies that that do international business, you know, business around the world. They went after U.S. banking firms and financial firms that do international business...."

 

Other whistleblowers say the same thing.  When the former head of the NSA’s digital spying program – William Binney – disclosed the fact that the U.S. was spying on everyone in the U.S. and storing the data forever, and that the U.S. was quickly becoming a totalitarian state,


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unspy's curator insight, June 21, 2013 12:36 PM

The question is: Why is all of this coming out? What's the agenda?

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NSA: If Your Data Is Encrypted, You Might Be Evil, So We'll Keep It Until We're Sure | Techdirt

NSA: If Your Data Is Encrypted, You Might Be Evil, So We'll Keep It Until We're Sure | Techdirt | Pro-Government Extremism | Scoop.it
There's been plenty of commentary concerning the latest NSA leak concerning its FISA court-approved "rules" for when it can keep data, and when it needs to delete it. As many of you pointed out in the comments to that piece -- and many...

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unspy's curator insight, June 22, 2013 10:38 PM

In other words, if your messages are encrypted, the NSA is keeping them until they can decrypt them. And, furthermore, as we noted earlier, the basic default is that if the NSA isn't sure about anything, it can keep your data. And, if it discovers anything at all remotely potentially criminal about your data, it can keep it, even if it didn't collect it for that purpose.