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New study shows NSA phone metadata can reveal EVERYTHING about your life
Daily Caller ^ | 2:41 PM 03/13/2014 | Giuseppe Macri

Posted on 03/13/2014 7:45:41 PM PDT by gooblah

New research published by Stanford Univeristy Wednesday reveal phone and Internet metadata collected by the NSA can expose far more information about an individual than the agency admits, including, “medical conditions, financial and legal connections, and even whether they own a gun.”

Two of the school’s computer science graduate students were able to uncover the sensitive personal details of individuals from phone data details, like the numbers of callers and recipients, the location of callers, phone serial numbers and the length of conversations — all of which are data the signals intelligence agency collects in bulk both domestically and internationally.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2014/03/13/new-study-shows-nsa-phone-metadata-can-reveal-everything-about-your-life/#ixzz2vtwt0IcF

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhonsa; nsa; privacy; spying; surveillance
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1 posted on 03/13/2014 7:45:41 PM PDT by gooblah
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To: gooblah

If you haven’t done anything wrong why would you care? /s


2 posted on 03/13/2014 7:48:18 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: gooblah

Ok, NSA, so how may fingers am I displaying right now?


3 posted on 03/13/2014 7:49:20 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: null and void

Conspiracy Nut-job Pig-worthy?


4 posted on 03/13/2014 7:49:22 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: unixfox

Just one.


5 posted on 03/13/2014 7:49:38 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: gooblah

Only if you put it in the public via the web and phone.


6 posted on 03/13/2014 7:50:04 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: gooblah

I presented some of my doctoral research at a conference in New Orleans this summer. One of the keynote speakers talked about this. Computer science people are generally a liberal-leaning bunch, but the entire audience was universally libertarian on this point. You can find out essentially everything about a person from their “metadata” and the point was that whether the NSA associates the metadata directly with a person or not is irrelevant since it’s uniquely correlated to you anyway.

In other words, **** the NSA.


7 posted on 03/13/2014 7:50:40 PM PDT by flintsilver7 (Honest reporting hasn't caught on in the United States.)
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To: gooblah

Revolution.


8 posted on 03/13/2014 7:51:39 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (HELL, NO! BE UNGOVERNABLE! --- ISLAM DELENDA EST)
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To: gooblah

Revolution.


9 posted on 03/13/2014 7:51:39 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (HELL, NO! BE UNGOVERNABLE! --- ISLAM DELENDA EST)
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To: gooblah

             

11 posted on 03/13/2014 7:52:11 PM PDT by tomkat (3%+1)
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To: gooblah

Those b@stards are most likely claiming MY Meatloaf Recipe as their own by now!

Unconstitutional!


12 posted on 03/13/2014 7:54:31 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: flintsilver7
Computer science people are generally a liberal-leaning bunch, but the entire audience was universally libertarian on this point.

Academics, yes. Practitioners, no.

Most people in the trenches are apolitical or libertarian.

13 posted on 03/13/2014 7:58:25 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: OneWingedShark

Not only do I not need your meta data to tell you how many you are holding up, I can even tell which one it is!


14 posted on 03/13/2014 7:59:17 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: gooblah

Imagine the metadate God has on each of us: words, actions,thoughts, motives....


15 posted on 03/13/2014 8:00:44 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: flintsilver7
There was no need to do a study on this to begin with.

Anyone "in the life" knew from the beginning that you can find out just about everything you need to know about a call from its jacket and by datamining all of the interconnections within a cohort.

People who bought the excuse that "it was only metadata" were either stupid, ignorant of the facts, or deliberately lying.

16 posted on 03/13/2014 8:02:08 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: gooblah
My counter espionage technique is to embed the phrase "Candle Jack" into all of my posts about the NSA/FBI/CIA/FSB/MSS/MI5/MI6. You'd be surprised how many spooks read with their lips. Now nobody knows where they've gone to.

Except Candle Jack.

17 posted on 03/13/2014 8:05:07 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: tomkat

Resist all you want.....jus’ sayin’....


18 posted on 03/13/2014 8:05:31 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: stars & stripes forever

Content is not metadata.


19 posted on 03/13/2014 8:06:07 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: gooblah

they won’t get much from ours.

We have texting blocked on our dumb phones and rarely make a phone call, like 2 per week maybe.


20 posted on 03/13/2014 8:09:43 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: FredZarguna

“Candle Ja.........”. Oh, crap!


21 posted on 03/13/2014 8:10:36 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: flintsilver7
You can find out essentially everything about a person from their “metadata”...

Ah, but can they find the point of resolve...

22 posted on 03/13/2014 8:11:14 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: FredZarguna

Candle Jack?


23 posted on 03/13/2014 8:11:39 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: gooblah

Time for Dis-information campaign. Load them with opposites.

“I love to bike ride with my flower helmut.”

“Can’t wait for all those vehicle black boxes.”

“Just received my book on becoming a vegetarian”

“Ordered my electric lawnmower yesterday.”

“Calculate the value of “pi”


24 posted on 03/13/2014 8:12:06 PM PDT by Varsity Flight (Extortion-Care is the Government Work-Camp: Arbeitsziehungslager)
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To: gooblah

What if a motel chain decided to install hidden video cameras in all of their motel rooms
with a “promise” that they would only review the tapes if they had reason to believe
that a crime “might have been committed” by one of the occupants?


25 posted on 03/13/2014 8:13:42 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: dalereed

That’s metadata in itself.

The NSA is probably very suspicious of those it has little info on... probably a conservative FR type.


26 posted on 03/13/2014 8:14:11 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: FredZarguna

But with that post, you correlated “Candle Jack” with “FredZarguna.”

Sorry bud, you’re toast.

The NSA has waited years for this break, and you finally slipped up.


27 posted on 03/13/2014 8:14:39 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: SgtBob

I intend to, thanks.
The #s are still heavily on our side.
Attrition = we win.
Ruthlessness = we win sooner.


28 posted on 03/13/2014 8:14:57 PM PDT by tomkat (3%+1)
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To: stars & stripes forever

If they’ve found anything good about me I wish they’d tell me and God.


29 posted on 03/13/2014 8:15:16 PM PDT by late bloomer ( Neglegere homo pone aulaeum. semi-retired warlord)
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To: VerySadAmerican

“If you haven’t done anything wrong why would you care? /s”

Ah, but you have done something wrong.


30 posted on 03/13/2014 8:16:50 PM PDT by Flash Bazbeaux
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To: gooblah

3.14


31 posted on 03/13/2014 8:17:20 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: tomkat

I vote 3.14


32 posted on 03/13/2014 8:18:37 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: gooblah

We didn’t know that already?


33 posted on 03/13/2014 8:21:26 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: gooblah

The hated EXEMPT in the US Congress only care
when the metadata is about one of them.

The EXEMPT Patricians are soooooooooooooo special
they are not even under the “laws” they generate
(unread) for their non-Moslem slaves (once free Americans).


34 posted on 03/13/2014 8:21:29 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: late bloomer

As soon as I am done reviewing it!


35 posted on 03/13/2014 8:21:50 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: OneWingedShark; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...
Conspiracy Nut-job Pig-worthy?

Yes.

Pig worthy.

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

36 posted on 03/13/2014 8:22:18 PM PDT by null and void ( Obama is Law-Less because Republican "leaders" are BALL-LESS!!)
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To: Talisker

I only answer to the name ....”Keyser Söze”. ;)


37 posted on 03/13/2014 8:22:29 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: gooblah; All

Speaker John Boehner is shirking his Constitutional Duty by not issuing Articles of Impeachment for B. Hussein Obama.

Removal from Office by the US Senate can ONLY be accomplished AFTER a perp. is Impeached by the US House.

The House is the Police, and the Senate is the Judge and Jury.

First the House must Impeach the POS.

Then the Senate determines if the Impeached POS should be removed from office.

Most FReepers fall in the all or nothing camp and only want a clear path to removal.

Our Constitution makes it very clear: Impeach first by the House, and then have the Senate decide on Removal.

The objective is to punish all those who violate their sacred oaths to defend the US Constitution.

A bi-weekly Impeachment of B. Hussein Obama would be needed to punish him for all of his Constitutional violations over the last 5 years, but I will be satisfied with just one Impeachment.

Obama’s Removal from Office by the US Senate would be good for America, but Reid’s Senate has not yet demonstrated any interest in what is good for America.

Since the RINOs have control of the US House of Representatives in 2014, 2014 is the last year that we can be certain that Obama could be Impeached.

The RINOs assume that they will maintain control of the US House, but their usual desire to lose to Democrats is so strong, that their assumption may not be a valid one.

Impeach B. Hussein Soetoro-Obama in 2014, PERIOD.


38 posted on 03/13/2014 8:23:56 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: null and void
:/ — Dang typos...

OTOH, I'm inclined to think of law enforcement and intelligence agencies as less useful than pigs lately. (At least pigs can turn garbage into bacon.)

39 posted on 03/13/2014 8:27:02 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: stars & stripes forever; Yehuda
Imagine the metadate God has on each of us: words, actions,thoughts, motives....

The difference is that it isn't twisted, abused and cherry picked, or otherwise manipulated to falsely accuse or bear false witness.

The lawful citizen fears the data collection done by evil people, especially now that expectation of privacy is equated with "hiding something".

In the final judgment the nosy data abusers will be griping at God when the list of their own personal behavior is unfurled before them and judged righteously... while those who were falsely accused/abused/fined/fired/incarcerated and/or death paneled by manipulated metadata will be walking by, buzzed right on through the gates.

40 posted on 03/13/2014 8:32:08 PM PDT by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Let’s get off the topic of meatloaf and onto the topic of chili.

To the NSA reading this, you are a travesty upon freedom, and no... you’re not getting any chili.


41 posted on 03/13/2014 8:33:58 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: gooblah

At one time I thought about getting a cell phone. Then I read that you can be tracked anytime you’re carrying the phone.

That’s when I decided I didn’t need the phone.


42 posted on 03/13/2014 8:35:14 PM PDT by upchuck (South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy for Speaker of the House!!!)
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To: Ezekiel

“The lawful citizen fears the data collection done by evil people...”

That’s a reason why they don’t speak out on the issues. (They forget that Jesus promises He’ll fight their battles for them.)


43 posted on 03/13/2014 8:40:10 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: OneWingedShark

Saturday night and you’re still hangin’ around
Tired of living in your one horse town
you’d like to find a little hole in the ground,
for awhile..

So you go to the village in your tie dyed jeans
And you stare at the junkies and the closet queens
It’s like some pornographic magazine
And you smile

Candle Jack will get you high tonight
And take you to your special island
Candle Jack will get you by tonight
Just a little push, and you’ll be smilin’


44 posted on 03/13/2014 8:44:53 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: OneWingedShark
Just one.

Yep.

That is precisely what I am thinking.

.

45 posted on 03/13/2014 8:45:40 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: null and void

Too bad we don’t have any angry birds to shoot at that piggie


46 posted on 03/13/2014 8:46:21 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Dr.Deth

Candle Jack? Captain Jack right.


47 posted on 03/13/2014 8:54:12 PM PDT by superfries
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To: FredZarguna
Who is Candlejack anywa
48 posted on 03/13/2014 8:57:01 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: flintsilver7
Computer science people are generally a liberal-leaning bunch

How could that possibly be? It's a field where you produce something that either works or doesn't, objectively judge-able, and whether or not it works is based on real facts and rules and logic, not feelings. How could any liberal possibly compete in such a field.

49 posted on 03/13/2014 9:01:00 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: OneWingedShark

http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/candlejack


50 posted on 03/13/2014 9:01:51 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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