Skip to comments.NSA CS Man: My Tracking Algorithm Was 'Twisted' By the Government [gov't spying on you]
Posted on 05/16/2011 5:53:27 PM PDT by Clint Williams
"Crypto-mathematician Bill Binney worked in the Signals Intelligence Automation Research Center at the NSA. There, he worked on NSA's ThinThread program; a way to monitor the flood of internet data from outside the US while protecting the privacy of US citizens. In a new interview with Jane Mayer, he says his program 'got twisted. ... I should apologize to the American people. It's violated everyone's rights. It can be used to eavesdrop on the whole world. ... my people were brought in, and they told me, "Can you believe they're doing this? They're getting billing records on US citizens! They're putting pen registers on everyone in the country!"'"
A housecleaning is coming,,, Freedom will be restored. they have forgotten the principles America was built on.
There’s a pink elephant in the room. Every single one of us knows that there are certain things we may not say, and certain topics we must not joke about.
If we say those things, we get a visit from the state operatives, secret service, IRS, FBI, etc. America is slipping into a universal surveillance state. It must be stopped. When an American censors what he is about to say,,,, his next feeling should be anger.
These are lies. The American government wouldn’t do this.
Err, like what? You can't call for armed revolution against the country or threaten elected officials. Is that a problem?
If we say those things, we get a visit from the state operatives, secret service, IRS, FBI, etc. America is slipping into a universal surveillance state. It must be stopped.
Again, give me an idea of what these things are you can't talk about.
I think Obama is a lying, socialist skunk and virtually the entire Democratic party leftist scum. I am not afraid to say so. No one is going to pay me a visit.
“Err, like what? You can’t call for armed revolution against the country or threaten elected officials. Is that a problem?”
Sure you can. It just depends on what political/ethnic class you’re in.
Read the New Yorker article. Fascinating. Surveillance society indeed!
Nice dream...But without bloodshed, not a chance...
She soon learned that she was practically alone in her outrage. Very few congressional leaders had been briefed on the program, and some were apparently going along with it, even if they had reservations.
That's our representatives, folks.
Here’s the URL for the full source article in the New Yorker Magazine
Thank you for the heads’ up, Tiger.
Didn’t spend a lot of time on this yet, but Jane Meyer is not part of the VRWC, so this appears to be recognized at a bipartizan level. Info about Meyer coming up ...
So who is Jane Mayer?
Six Questions for Jane Mayer, Author of The Dark SideBy Scott ...Jul 14, 2008 ... In a series of gripping articles, Jane Mayer has chronicled the Bush Administration’s grim and furtive dealings with torture and has exposed ...
Thank you for the link. Very helpful, FRiend.
You don’t want your Tracking Algorithm to get ‘Twisted’!!
Be Ever Vigilant!!
After reading the New Yorker report, I’m sensing a little partizan journalism here. My mind isn’t made up either way on this yet.
Aye, keep an open mind.
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