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StuartMW
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U.S. gives big, secret push to Internet surveillance

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Justice Department agreed to issue "2511 letters" immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
»news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57581···illance/

This had me laughing out loud.

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The NSA and DOJ declined to comment. Homeland Security spokesman Sy Lee sent CNET a statement saying:

"DHS is committed to supporting the public's privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties."

I have some beachfront property in Arizona I'm trying to sell. Any takers?

Also the word "gullible" isn't in the dictionary.
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siljaline
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FFH5
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I guess CISPA isn't needed afterall.


siljaline
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chrisretusn
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Secret huh... LOL


StuartMW
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said by chrisretusn:

Secret huh... LOL

Yeah. Not so much
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siljaline
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Secretive Spy Court Approved Nearly 2,000 Surveillance Requests in 2012
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A secretive federal court last year approved all of the 1,856 requests to search or electronically surveil people within the United States “for foreign intelligence purposes,” the Justice Department reported this week.
»www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/0···t-stats/