Your address book belongs to the NSA

18 October 2013 — 21st Century Wire

Well, it should come as no surprise, but that doesn’t make it right.

Despite what the suits and pension-pottering, insider traders in Washington DC say, it’s illegal, and it’s unconstitutional.

Thank you Mr Brasscheck

NSA stealing e-mail contact lists too –  the revelations just keep coming:

Missing from this report – and many other news reports – is this: Because of the way the Internet works, your personal e-mail traffic may be processed outside of the US. Once that is done, your mail is now “foreign” and subject to anything the government wants to do. So the domestic/foreign distinction is completely bogus and the apologists from Obama on down know it. 

If you use one of the big email providers and maintain an address book – and that’s pretty much everybody – the NSA has helped itself to your address book. Here’s how they did it…

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