Skip to comments.CIA ADMITS FULL MONITORING OF FACEBOOK, Google, Youtube and other social networks
Posted on 02/03/2013 1:11:49 PM PST by Lazamataz
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Law Enforcement is crawling that network (and rightly so, abused to the hilt it is).
And it really doesn’t matter, in the major telco’s (the ones running the “backbones”) is “the closet”. The one little area secured where physical lines drop in and out of. And besides the physical lines, once it (communications) bounces up towards satellites, its just a matter of intercept and decrypt. You really think company “x” gets the okay to send something “up there” with out Uncle Sam’s approval?
Compounding the injuries are the chicoms with their access via compromised chipsets in some major network gear that was made via outsourcing. I would need to do some digging, but there are serious questions about our military networks and these “fake” chips/gear and who really has what access at any given time.
You don’t really believe that’s the primary intended use for this, do you?
Riiiight...the CIA is looking for "Islamic terrorists" - you know, the kind of people who go to church on Sunday, belong to the NRA, take the Constitution at face value, kvetch about the Federal Reserve, and grow their own food.
The Nazis took over the OSS when it became the CIA and have been in bed with their natural allies, the muzzies, ever since.
>>All of our identities are known or at least filed somewhere.<<
No one but JR knows my RL identity — and that is offline (on check memo lines).
There is no file linking “Freedumb2003” with me.
Not perfect but it's something for Mozilla maybe IE. And it's free.
And soon the government will know more accurately about your beliefs and leanings and tendencies to "evil" than you will know about yourself.
Before that the government will need to invent "NEWSPEAK and imbue you with NEWTHINK to straighten you out while you are held in the camp.
Obama is only paving the way.
The NSA Is Building the Countrys Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say)
The former NSA official held his thumb and forefinger close together:
We are that far from a turnkey totalitarian state.
For his part, Inglis simply engaged in a bit of double-talk, emphasizing the least threatening aspect of the center: Its a state-of-the-art facility designed to support the intelligence community in its mission to, in turn, enable and protect the nations cybersecurity. While cybersecurity will certainly be among the areas focused on in Bluffdale, what is collected, how its collected, and what is done with the material are far more important issues. Battling hackers makes for a nice coverits easy to explain, and who could be against it? Then the reporters turned to Hatch, who proudly described the center as a great tribute to Utah, then added, I cant tell you a lot about what theyre going to be doing, because its highly classified.
security through obscurity. Its the only way these days. Don’t leave a discernible pattern to identify yourself.
If FR wants to get into the fray, force 2048 bit https traffic only; might not do much overall to “stop” the eves dropping, but wouldn’t make it easy either.
Really doesn’t matter however, so many of us and our habits are easily tracked simply by the cell phones in our pockets anyway. As others have pointed out, the Internet does not forget. And as you point out, information is gladly given up by companies. The correlation was already “made” and was done so a while ago. Our locations are easy at this point by cell tower alone.
You’ve been around long enough, sure you know of echelon. Its only gotten bigger and badder.
Security through obscurity is pretty much the best chance at this point. That or just unplug.
Bookmarked for later read..
And you go by Diana in Wisconsin?
Echelon, carnivore, omnivore...
Thanks, was afraid of that; appreciate getting back to me.
Um, Laz, we’ve known this for many, many years. There isn’t a byte transmitted on the Internet, microwave stations, land lines, laser links, phone cables, etc. that isn’t snooped on. The NSA/CIA have maintained listening posts worldwide and in the US for decades, law notwithstanding. The NSA hasn’t even been shy lately about their building of petabyte installations and the hiring untold numbers of “analysts” and engineers. Their press releases don’t seem to make the news but they even declassified the existence of the downlink and controls stations over 15 years ago.
Anyone in the intel community admitting anything but this subject might as well admit water is wet.
Lead the way... ;)
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