NSA 'Dishfire' program collects millions of text messages daily

By Shawn Knight · 5 replies
Jan 17, 2014
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  1. Top-secret documents from National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden led to a joint investigation between The Guardian and the UK’s Channel 4 News that revealed the agency collects nearly 200 million text messages each day from around the globe as...

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  2. The governments should sell this info to cut deficits. I'm sure advertisers would buy it.
    But wait, we already have corporations spying on us and selling the info.
    Raoul Duke likes this.
  3. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,224

    Translation: I'm a big Obama supporter and the NSA spying really is over the line and makes him and his entire administration look bad, so I'm gonna take a shot at my favorite scapegoat and blame corporations for doing all the bad the things the govt is actually doing.
    Burty117 likes this.
  4. To Milwaukeemike---It was tongue in cheek. you occasionally have to laugh at the insanity.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    That's nice. So instead of us having to waste time checking voice mails, the NSA can answer our calls and respond to messages when we're not available, for free. Now that's what I call 'Value Added Services'.
    Raoul Duke likes this.
  6. Reminds me of a cartoon I saw. One guy says "Oh no, my computer has crashed!" His friend says "phone the NSA, they'll have a backup copy".

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