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FBI & NSA surveillance data can be used for any purpose

2016-04-21 15:53:41.264885+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

And the slippery slope went vertical: Public advocate: FBI’s use of PRISM surveillance data is unconstitutional:

The judge noted that there was no statutory requirement that all activities involving PRISM data serve “solely a foreign intelligence requirement.” He said that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which covers PRISM, “expressly requires” that the government permit the retention of data that is evidence of a crime regardless of whether it relates to foreign intelligence or national security.

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#Comment Re: FBI & NSA surveillance data can be used for any purpose made: 2016-04-22 15:39:15.457257+00 by: Mars Saxman

Whoa, never saw that coming. Who could have predicted it. Who, indeed.

#Comment Re: FBI & NSA surveillance data can be used for any purpose made: 2016-04-22 23:28:24.292512+00 by: Jack William Bell

I cannot tell you how annoyed it makes me that current events are making David Brin look like a prophet.

If we don't do something about this shit FAST we are going to end up with a world where only the rich and the powerful are afforded privacy; which is EXACTLY the opposite of what it should be.

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