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NSA Whistleblower Details How The NSA Has Spied On All US Citizens Since 9/11
Business Insider ^ | Aug. 24, 2012 | Michael Kelley

Posted on 08/24/2012 10:02:21 PM PDT by george76

National Security Agency whistleblower William Binney explains how the secretive agency run its pervasive domestic spying apparatus...

Binney—one of the best mathematicians and code breakers in NSA history—worked for the Defense Department's foreign signals intelligence agency for 32 years before resigning in late 2001 because he "could not stay after the NSA began purposefully violating the Constitution."

In a short video called "The Program," Binney explains how the agency took part of one of the programs he built and started using it to spy on virtually every U.S. citizen without warrants under the code-name Stellar Wind.

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Maryland; US: New York; US: Utah; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: binney; constitution; domesticspying; echelon; govtabuse; nsa; projectechelon; spying; stellarwind; tyranny; williambinney
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1 posted on 08/24/2012 10:02:24 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76; mnehring; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...
Have you seen this man?

He has seen you...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don’t add you to the list...

2 posted on 08/24/2012 10:07:45 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: null and void

It’s not that nutty.

After 9/11, every alphabet agency, Los Alamos *and* black ops joint in the country was hitting our website because “US Trikes” must have sounded too much like “US strikes” to them.

I mean *hundreds* of hits every week.

It went on for months.

I guess they were waiting to see if we’d suddenly ‘attack’ something.
[WTH?]

Eventually I embedded Tull’s “Thick As A Brick” midi on the pages so they had to hear it every time they clicked.

After that, they went away.


3 posted on 08/24/2012 10:18:12 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: null and void

MMmmmmmmm - Hmmmmm, Sure would like me some of them fried taters.


4 posted on 08/24/2012 10:19:06 PM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: Salamander

That’s the whole point of the ping list, it’s for things that aren’t that nutty...


5 posted on 08/24/2012 10:19:33 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Salamander

Well thought plan.


6 posted on 08/24/2012 10:20:39 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: george76

The fed has been spying on citizens since Hoover, just who does the spying has changed. To skirt domestic laws we exchange collected data with foreign governments.


7 posted on 08/24/2012 10:20:51 PM PDT by CodeToad (Anticipate their arrival...they won't.)
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To: null and void

Ah.

Okay.

;]


8 posted on 08/24/2012 10:23:01 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: CodeToad
just who does the spying has changed.

Really?

You don't think that the technological capability to monitor and record 100% of the electronic communications that are in or pass through the United States is a change?

9 posted on 08/24/2012 10:23:36 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Salamander

Some day I’ll tell you the story of how the list got its name...


10 posted on 08/24/2012 10:24:44 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Jet Jaguar

My paranoid friend said it would just p*ss them off and I shouldn’t do it.

Well *I* was p*ssed off because they were skewing my web stats all to hell.

That, and I thought it was funny.

[I never said I had any measurable common sense]

;D


11 posted on 08/24/2012 10:25:44 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: null and void

OK.

:)

[and now I’m going to go take a shower...seriesly]


12 posted on 08/24/2012 10:27:41 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: Salamander

I got your back...


13 posted on 08/24/2012 10:28:48 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: null and void

Oh good...combing the tangles out of my hair is a 2 person job.

;D


14 posted on 08/24/2012 10:30:36 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: null and void
The next thing you know we'll be finding out that they can automatically cause your computer to shut down/reboot despite having a firewall, no known viruses on your system, no recognized system problems and up to date virus and malware protection.

The good thing about all of this...I haven't been paranoid for over ten years for nothing after all. {;^)

15 posted on 08/24/2012 10:33:13 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Salamander
Eventually I embedded Tull’s “Thick As A Brick” midi on the pages...

You're so bad.
What is worse is I like it!

16 posted on 08/24/2012 10:35:12 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Salamander

Yep, and I know better than to start at the roots...


17 posted on 08/24/2012 10:37:29 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Salamander

Amateurs. Real professionals would let their computers chew through the website and the computers wouldn’t care less about Tull.


18 posted on 08/24/2012 10:39:39 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: null and void

Rand Paul doesn’t think it’s nutty. He sent out an e-mail saying he was briefed on this very thing.


19 posted on 08/24/2012 10:39:39 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Salamander
Eventually I embedded Tull’s “Thick As A Brick” midi on the pages so they had to hear it every time they clicked. After that, they went away.

LOL when people tell me the FedMob is spying on me I tell them I can think of no more deserving revenge that some dweeb has to read all my e-mail and follow my internet surfing. Die of boredom, suckers!

20 posted on 08/24/2012 10:43:26 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: george76

In the Maryland area they call it No Such Agency.


21 posted on 08/24/2012 10:46:13 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: george76

It’s a sad sign of the times that this surprises me not in the least.


22 posted on 08/24/2012 10:54:16 PM PDT by Ackackadack
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To: null and void

Marry me!

;D


23 posted on 08/24/2012 10:55:24 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: george76

But do they have real time data base analysis ? Can they do a constant real time search for a specific voice pattern ? And then instantly tap into the identified voice conversation ?


24 posted on 08/24/2012 10:56:07 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Lol. There are no secrets.


25 posted on 08/24/2012 10:56:19 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Bizarrely, I think we eventually sold a trike kit to one of them.

Somebody was awake at the wheel.


26 posted on 08/24/2012 10:56:46 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: philman_36

Sarcasm is just of the many services I offer.

:)


27 posted on 08/24/2012 10:58:36 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

They might have been forced to analysis each song for any secret messages. You know, play it backwards :>


28 posted on 08/24/2012 10:59:38 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: justa-hairyape

The quantum computer is something that bears watching. It can perform huge parallel searches and could bring a goodly slice of real time conversations within its mechanical ken. What exists now, probably too cumbersome and clumsy to watch anything close to what they would like to watch.


29 posted on 08/24/2012 11:01:15 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: Salamander

What will we do with your hubby?


30 posted on 08/24/2012 11:01:46 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: justa-hairyape

A midi. That’s the instrumental. There are no words to analyze.


31 posted on 08/24/2012 11:02:29 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: TigersEye

Or my mind-numbing back-and-forths about dog health/training/genetics/”look what cute thing Fluffy did today” blathering with my best girl friends.

;D

[although, if they track my ebay habits, they’re really gonna wonder about all that ‘leather and studs’ stuff I buy]

LOLOL


32 posted on 08/24/2012 11:02:47 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: null and void

All will become Mormon???


33 posted on 08/24/2012 11:03:19 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: Slyfox

You’re right, we do.

And another place nobody suspects is “the phone company”.


34 posted on 08/24/2012 11:03:47 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It would be worth it...


35 posted on 08/24/2012 11:06:20 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: justa-hairyape

FYI, there’s one “local scary place” that, if I speak about it to anybody on the phone, the phone either goes totally crazy and fills with static or disconnects, without fail.

I kid you not.


36 posted on 08/24/2012 11:06:28 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: justa-hairyape

And while typing that, I broke a nail.

SEE?!?!

They’re omnipotent!


37 posted on 08/24/2012 11:07:31 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: null and void

Oh bloody hell.

I forgot about that part.

:-\


38 posted on 08/24/2012 11:09:11 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: Salamander

Another agency to watch: Google Voice.

I love it for its free phone calls. But Google also likes to spy, or at least would have a hard time resisting the temptation. For that reason, Xerox (at which I’m now working as a contractor in Germantown MD) doesn’t want its conference calls patched through Google Voice even though that would eliminate a phone bill to Xerox.


39 posted on 08/24/2012 11:09:48 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“All will become Mormon???”

Aw, hell no.

They wear underwear.


40 posted on 08/24/2012 11:10:43 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: Salamander

*sigh* I was afraid of that.


41 posted on 08/24/2012 11:10:43 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Salamander

I guess to have magic underwear, then underwear is necessary.


42 posted on 08/24/2012 11:11:48 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I no longer use Google for anything.

They’re evil.


43 posted on 08/24/2012 11:11:48 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: Salamander

You’re doing that to me on purpose, aren’t you?


44 posted on 08/24/2012 11:12:14 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: null and void

Damn details get me every time.


45 posted on 08/24/2012 11:13:50 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: null and void

Nope.

I reckon it’s common knowledge, by now.

;D


46 posted on 08/24/2012 11:15:02 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: Salamander

The original “don’t be evil” company is, if not utterly evil, cowardly. For example, they want to free up homosexuals around the world to have their own special kind of whoopee. So what do they do. They don’t challenge any of the Islamic countries, do they? Where “brothers” who kiss can have a wall toppled on them in retribution? Oh no. They nag places like Singapore in which buggery is still considered a (lesser) offense. It’s not even enough to get them caned there.


47 posted on 08/24/2012 11:15:43 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“I guess to have magic underwear, then underwear is necessary.”

I’m out.


48 posted on 08/24/2012 11:15:56 PM PDT by Salamander (Happiness is a warm Python.)
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To: Salamander

If there was any question before, it’s resolved now...


49 posted on 08/24/2012 11:17:05 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1313 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: Salamander

Well no wonder you’re shivering at the thought of motorcycling in 60 degree weather. So would I if I wore nothing but naked leathers. That is why the good Lord created long johns.


50 posted on 08/24/2012 11:20:21 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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