Skip to comments.NSA agent: "Everyone under virtual surveillance!"
Posted on 12/05/2012 12:15:36 PM PST by wesagain
Did you ever get the feeling you were being watched?
And watched by the government?
Theres very good reason to feel that way, says a whistleblower from the National Security Agency who says everyone in the U.S. is under virtual surveillance by federal authorities.
In an interview with RT, William Binney, a former mathematician and code breaker at the NSA, says the FBI records the emails of nearly all Americans, including members of Congress, and warns that the government can use this information against anyone.
The FBI has access to the data collected, which is basically the emails of virtually everybody in the country. And the FBI has access to it, Binney said.
All the congressional members are on the surveillance, too, no one is excluded. They are all included. So, yes, this can happen to anyone. If they become a target for whatever reason they are targeted by the government, the government can go in, or the FBI, or other agencies of the government, they can go into their database, pull all that data collected on them over the years, and we analyze it all. So, we have to actively analyze everything
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At least you'll be fairly safe from brute force decryption attempts.
Here's the all important question:
WHO THE HELL IS THE GOVERNMENT?
Of course they monitor everything! Anyone who believes otherwise must watch “Polyanna” reruns constantly.
Acres and acres and acres of computing power and storage, dozens of satellites, scads and scads of downlinking and surveillance antennas. Thousands and thousands of analysts, programmers, cryptographers and functionaries.
You didn’t think they were still working against the Russians, did you?
Even my 78 year old father knows that everything we write is being recorded. Every conversation is potentially listened to, and he's no nut.
I’ll give you the unclassified, on-the-web and easily verifiable answer through google or Bing -whatever.
“There is no commercial encryption that the government allows to propagate on the web that the government cannot ‘break’ if it wants to.”
The Bilderbergs and the globalists.
Gee here is an idea send real letters and quit thinking everything you do needs to be on a marquee for all to see.
I send maybe 100 texts a month (to my kids) and send maybe 10 personal emails a month. No facecrapper. I pay bills by mail.
I don’t think so. Strong encryption, with strong keys, does work and is mathmatically verifiable.
If you don’t think every word posted on Free Republic isn’t in a DHS file with your name on it, you’re kidding yourself.
A lot of my material is copyrighted. I’m just sayin..
Everyone is under surveillance. Reminds me of the current TV show Person of Interest. If you liked the show 24 you’ll probably like POI.
The underlying premise is everyone is being watched and recorded and the heroes try to right some wrong future events. Mind candy. But fun.
“When government fears the people, we have democracy. When the people fear government, we have tyranny”. The fiscal cliff is merely a symptom of our real problem.
This is the politics of fear at work. Have a supposedly loose cannon rogue agent “release” it into the wild. Now everyone’s looking over their shoulder. They do this very thing in North Korea to let everyone know they’re being watched.
But they can’t find Rachel form Credit Card Services. She violates the no call lists thousands of times a day and they don’t even seem to be looking for her.
The only thing we have going for us is the total incompetence of government.
Strong encryption, with strong keys, does work and is mathmatically verifiable.
You might want to take a look at D-Wave before wrapping yourself in certainty.
I figure that if they are publicly claiming 128 bits of quantum computer that NSA is playing with a prototype of 512. Just my opinion though.
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I realize that data storage is getting cheaper by the day but the amount of data storage space that would be required to store every email message sent by even 50 % of the people in the US in a single year would be incredible.
I just have a hard time believing that it would be possible for the NSA to have that kind of data storage capacity. It doesnt even make sense that they would want to do such a thing. I realize that paranoia is their business but in only makes sense to narrow the focus to persons of realistic interest to national security.
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