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New leaks show NSA targeting economic regulators and charities

By Justin Kahn
Dec 21, 2013
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  1. NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has provided us with an enormous wealth of information regarding government spying activities. New leaked documents suggests the agency has been tapping some unusual targets like European economic regulators and charitable organizations that have no apparent...

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  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,409   +1,595

    I am so not surprised!
     
  3. Hexic

    Hexic TS Rookie Posts: 75   +9

    Why these new 'developments' continue to be surprising is beyond me. Who's surprised the -world's- top spy agency is spying on the rest of the -world?-
     
  4. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 1,980   +392

    People just like to have hard confirmation.
     
  5. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,605   +629

    In other shocking news: Classified documents leaked from the DoD reveal that the United States has knowingly deployed ballistic weapons in every combat theatre since 1776. Although top officials at the DoD could not be reached for comment, former vice president **** Cheney says that he regrets the leak, adding that, "[the leak] has significantly undermined the United States' interests by revealing to [America's] adversaries a key advantage that has been instrumental to U.S. military victory in every war prior to 1956." He went on to say that those who are responsible for revealing the United States' use of ballistic weapons in combat should be hung above a tank of pirañas and slowly lowered in until the carnivorous fish have devoured "every morsel of their treasonous innards."

    When asked if this sentiment was somewhat barbaric, Cheney tersely responded, "No."
     
  6. Hexic

    Hexic TS Rookie Posts: 75   +9

    Now that would be viral on MSNBC.
     
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  7. Frankly, the only thing they do not spy on are the penguins on the South Pole (and that is only because they have no tech and the deployed NSA agents' asses would freeze overnight).
    Everyone else is monitored.
     
  8. Cherry Punch

    Cherry Punch TS Rookie

    I'm just happy we were able to finally identify who the proverbial "They" was in all our lives and musings. All of us weren't crazy.
     
  9. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,605   +629

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  10. Forg0t2

    Forg0t2 TS Enthusiast Posts: 128   +19

    Picking up my phone when getting called and always start with: Goodmorning NSA!!!!
     
  11. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,409   +1,595

    Maybe I should get a ringtone that states "NSA approved insecure incoming call".
     
     
  12. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,605   +629

    When I get calls, I have my phone delivered to me by tactical teams in a trio of unmarked Suburbans. It creates a spectacle but ensures I don't plot against the state. Though, "Can't talk about that -- gun in my face" tends to annoy most people.
     
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  13. I think the world needs an international discussion on spying, espionage, supplying weapons, etc. We're all grownups right? This is some kind of childish James Bond fantasy dreamed up by kooks given too much power in our governments and deluding themselves into thinking their doing good for the world. In the next hundred years, the very existence of our civilization will depend upon people working in harmony together. The world has progressed not because of these buffoons, who have done everything to screw things up actually, but because there are hard working people who have integrity and knowledge and aspirations to do what is right. This is the only way society progresses. The CIA, NSA are parasites. Spying is a form of cheating really. Spies should be outed wherever and regardless of whomever they work for.
     
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