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I just learned today that the largest NSA monitoring facility on the west coast is only a few miles from where I live. Freaky.
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I wonder who they test their new gadgets on? Probably just step outside and...
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Time for tinfoil hats?
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The official tin foil hat of the ER forum:

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I wasn't sure before, but now I know there is a website for everything known to man.
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Old 01-30-2006, 11:54 PM   #6
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It doesn't matter where you live. The data they tap into and analyze comes from all over the world.
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Shhh... they're listening.
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What a boring job to sit for endless hours sifting through banal chatter hoping to find that one morsel of security threat :P
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What a boring job to sit for endless hours sifting through banal chatter hoping to find that one morsel of security threat :P
Why do you think they have shifted to spying on Quakers?
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What a boring job to sit for endless hours sifting through banal chatter hoping to find that one morsel
kinda like reading financial message boards
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Old 01-31-2006, 05:02 PM   #11
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What a boring job to sit for endless hours sifting through banal chatter hoping to find that one morsel of security threat :P
They have recognition software for that. It looks for keywords and phrases so the people only have to listen to the juicy stuff.
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