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Exclusive: Inside Account of U.S. Eavesdropping on Americans [2008]
ABC News ^ | Oct. 9, 2008 | BRIAN ROSS

Posted on 06/11/2013 6:23:33 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion

Faulk says he and others in his section of the NSA facility at Fort Gordon routinely shared salacious or tantalizing phone calls that had been intercepted, alerting office mates to certain time codes of "cuts" that were available on each operator's computer.

"Hey, check this out," Faulk says he would be told, "there's good phone sex or there's some pillow talk, pull up this call, it's really funny, go check it out. It would be some colonel making pillow talk and we would say, 'Wow, this was crazy'," Faulk told ABC News.

Faulk said he joined in to listen, and talk about it during breaks in Back Hall's "smoke pit," but ended up feeling badly about his actions.

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1984; 2008; 200810; 2008election; 4thamendment; bigbrother; billions; brianross; bush; bushsfault; cia; communism; eavesdropping; fortgordon; nsa; nwo; obama; sex; statedepartment; threatmatrix; tyranny; usurped
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1 posted on 06/11/2013 6:23:33 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion
So they are lying about not capturing content.

Like I'm surprised.

2 posted on 06/11/2013 6:25:24 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: BarnacleCenturion

It’s a strange country we live in today.

The Government is sanctioning criminal acts and violations of the Constitution, while they want a lynch mob taken to the poor Bastid who told us what they are doing.


3 posted on 06/11/2013 6:26:52 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: BarnacleCenturion

But no one is listening to our phone calls. Great Leader said so.


4 posted on 06/11/2013 6:27:15 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I didn’t go to the source, but this smacks of ‘15 minutes of fame’ BS.


5 posted on 06/11/2013 6:27:31 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (Piffle....)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I suspect that this is going to have a negative impact on the telecommunications industry. Smart people will limit their phone use to the essentials,

However, it may be a boon to restaurants and cafe’s, as people return to conducting their business in more private settings.

But be sure to agree on a meeting spot in person, not over the phone, or the spooks may bug the area if they think you’re a person of interest like, a Constitutionalist, or Christian, or devout Jew.


6 posted on 06/11/2013 6:28:22 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

October 9, 2008. So where is ABC News’ Brian Ross on today’s story?


7 posted on 06/11/2013 6:29:13 AM PDT by abb
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To: BarnacleCenturion

2008 - Bush’s fault


8 posted on 06/11/2013 6:29:48 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: ErnBatavia

The report is from 2008, so it is very unlikely that the people interviewed were seeking “fame” from the current NSA disclosures.


9 posted on 06/11/2013 6:30:36 AM PDT by freeandfreezing
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To: BarnacleCenturion

“The accounts of the two former intercept operators, who have never met and did not know of the other’s allegations, provide the first inside look at the day to day operations of the huge and controversial US terrorist surveillance program.”

Hey Boehner, you got two more traitors here, you worthless sos.


10 posted on 06/11/2013 6:30:42 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (Mr. President, can you hear a special prosecutor now?)
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To: ErnBatavia
I didn’t go to the source, but this smacks of ‘15 minutes of fame’ BS.

Maybe so. But the fact still remains that they were snooping. How many times have they done it?

THEY ARE SPYING ON AMERICANS!

11 posted on 06/11/2013 6:31:32 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

It is estimated that TENS of THOUSANDS of people
had access to this.

Democrats.
Democrats at IRS.
Moslem Brotherhood at the White House.
Democrats vs. SCOTUS.
Democrats snooping on Congress.


12 posted on 06/11/2013 6:31:38 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: BarnacleCenturion

From a bygone era when the American media thought government abuse of power to be newsworthy.


13 posted on 06/11/2013 6:31:47 AM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative (I'm a constitutionalist, not a libertarian. Huge difference.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Some people can’t help themselves. As a retired IT DBA, there are all sorts of possibilities for sensitive data to be viewed by either Federal IT contractors and Federal IT employees. IMO, it all boils down to the moral substance of the individual. Either you have a moral compass or you are morally bankrupt.


14 posted on 06/11/2013 6:32:51 AM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: abb

“October 9, 2008. So where is ABC News’ Brian Ross on today’s story?”

I would not trust Brian Ross as far as Obozo can throw a baseball!! He, and all the SRM are our enemies!


15 posted on 06/11/2013 6:33:52 AM PDT by Batman11 (Obama is not American.. he has no clue what it is to be American.)
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To: ErnBatavia
I didn’t go to the source, but this smacks of ‘15 minutes of fame’ BS.

What is your problem? Seriously? First the government says it is not capturing data on millions of Americans and then a leaker says they are. Then the government says they are just capturing metadata, not content and this leaker says they ARE capturing content.

When are you going to quit attacking the leakers and get serious about the fact that the government is lying while building the foundations for a modern high-tech police state?

Sheez.

16 posted on 06/11/2013 6:33:54 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: abb

EXACTLY- Brian Ross is nowhere to be found on the IRS scandal.


17 posted on 06/11/2013 6:33:59 AM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: Westbrook
Old school. Nothing on the phone. Mafiosi preferred meetings in the neighborhood ice cream parlor. Cappuccino, gelati, and a little private conversation.
18 posted on 06/11/2013 6:35:09 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: dirtboy

Bush lied then, it is from 2008.


19 posted on 06/11/2013 6:36:07 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Reminiscent of the ole party line telephone systems of the 50s and 60s.

Some of those party lines had 6-8 ‘members’. If one phone rang, they all did — but they had individual rings to signal which recipient should pick up. Of course, that didn’t prevent the party-line busybodies from picking up and listening in on the conversations.

The main difference, I suppose, is that all members of the party line group knew others might be listening in. Probably, those like General Petreaus only found out later.


20 posted on 06/11/2013 6:36:17 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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