Skip to comments.How the NSA's XKeyscore program works
Posted on 08/01/2013 8:17:06 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
Until Wednesday morning, you'd probably never heard of something called "XKeyscore," a program that the National Security Agency itself describes as its "widest reaching" means of gathering data from across the Internet. According to reports shared by NSA leaker Edward Snowden with the Guardian, is that in addition to all of the other recent revelations about the NSA's surveillance programs, by using XKeyscore, "analysts can also search by name, telephone number, IP address, keywords, the language in which the Internet activity was conducted or the type of browser used."
David Brown, who co-authored the recent book "Deep State: Inside the Government Secrecy Industry" under the pseudonym D.B. Grady, told NBC News Wednesday the main value of XKeyscore is that it serves as a first point of collection for massive amounts of data the NSA can now cull from digital activities, such as a person's email or Web browsing.
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If Bush did one-tenth of what this moron is doing the MSM then would have had conniptions.
Provided, of course, you don’t use Tor, an offshore commercial VPN, or a free wireless connection.
He did and they did.
Could one of you computer whizzes explain this in terms of FR? Does this program sweep in the titles or content of the articles we read on this site?
Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!
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Anyone familiar with TOR or Albine for privacy? I’m looking for a good program and haven’t a clue.
Maxine Waters was right.
Impeachment File on Benghazi Coward B. Hussein Obama, formerly known as Barry Soetoro, currently a Legal Citizen of the Sovereign Nation of Indonesia.
Shut up !
It`s just another phony scandal/sarc off
Tor still exposes your browsing targets to your provider if your are not diligent. TAILS on a bootable USB stick uses Tor and also ensures everything is SSL on both ends. TAILS on open wireless is best.
The Pubbies have thrown in with Nancy Pelosi on this one.
When the backlash comes it will be driven by Libertarians.
<< The Pubbies have thrown in with Nancy Pelosi on this one. When the backlash comes it will be driven by Libertarians. >>
I wonder how many RINOs have pacemakers or insulin pumps?
In terms of FR? If you’re here, you’re probably on a death list.
Our techie has TOR on his laptop but it’s slow accdg to him. My advice? Buy a VPN using bitcoin as once u pay by CC, “they” will be able to read the PW once the emailed receipt comes in. And change your IP address once you do all these stuff..
We all are.
If my number’s up at least I’ll go out informed (And among friends.)
You mean DNS lookups? I believe there is a way around that with TOR. Many people don’t use their ISP’s DNS anyway. You could build your own DNS caching server if you wanted to.
Thank you! New tagline. Did John Adams know Barack Obambi or WHAT???????!!!!!
Sounds like everything on every unencrypted website.
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