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  • NSA director modeled top secret war room to look like the bridge of Star Trek's Enterprise

    09/15/2013 2:23:51 PM PDT · by Irenic · 34 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 15 September 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    NSA director modeled top secret war room to look like the bridge of Star Trek's Enterprise As head of the Army's Intelligence and Security Command, Keith Alexander gave orders from the odd room designed with tax dollars Alexander now heads the embroiled NSA The director of one of America’s largest spy agencies is catching flack for once working from a war room built with American tax dollars to mimic a fantastical space ship. Keith Alexander heads up the National Security Agency and in addition to a lot on controversial revelations about his organization, a recent profile of the top spy...
  • NSA Verizon snooping prompts exit by Wil Wheaton, Android hacker Koush

    06/07/2013 7:40:07 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    SlashGear ^ | June 6, 2013 | Chris Burns
    As NSA data collection from Verizon Wireless is defended this morning by no less than the office of the President of the United States, actor Wil Wheaton and top Android hacker/developer Koushik Dutta have announced their departure from the carrier. The order in question was revealed yesterday, having originated from the FBI and passed down to the public media by an anonymous source. The order shows how the National Security Agency uses Verizon specifically to mine records of phone calls, numbers, and everything in-between for data. Data such as “unique identifiers”—unspecified beyond that, call length, number of individuals on each...
  • We're Re-legalizing Slavery ( STTNG - "The Measure Of A Man" Euphemism Alert)

    06/06/2007 11:14:03 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 49 replies · 1,296+ views ^ | 06/07/2006 | Mary Beth White
    One might say, and some have, that George W. Bush, with his compassion for the plight of illegal immigrants, can be compared to Abraham Lincoln of 1863, who bravely declared the emancipation of slaves of his time. If that were truly the case, then one must assume today's illegal immigrants are the modern version of the 19th century African slaves. In fact, each group is the exact antithesis of the other, and if one considers seriously, one recognizes that Abraham Lincoln and today's president are opposites as well. Contrary to Lincoln's actions, George W. Bush is flirting with returning this...