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bpilgrim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-31-05 11:47 PM
Response to Reply #34
35. 'message traffic' is what some of biggies do for a living
and they leave the door open for big bro to listen in.

studying their archived data is even easier.

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  -To my Friends who think there is too much data for the NSA to deal with... hootinholler  Dec-31-05 02:26 PM   #0 
  - Ignorance is, indeed, bliss. n/t  greyhound1966   Dec-31-05 02:31 PM   #1 
  - Thanks for sharing  spindrifter   Dec-31-05 02:36 PM   #2 
  - According to James Bamford  Dr.Phool   Dec-31-05 02:39 PM   #3 
  - NSA has more than HALF the computer capacity in the entire world,  Vitruvius   Jan-01-06 10:29 AM   #42 
  - I am not an expert-- I would like to offer the short version  FogerRox   Dec-31-05 02:42 PM   #4 
  - 3)Enormous black budget 10x that of the CIA (this is only what is admitted  Al-CIAda   Dec-31-05 02:45 PM   #5 
  - SAIC would be running the machines and doing integration...  hootinholler   Dec-31-05 04:14 PM   #18 
  - I agree.  gulliver   Dec-31-05 02:53 PM   #6 
  - Well if they are so damned smart  DoYouEverWonder   Dec-31-05 02:54 PM   #7 
  - It was trillion. 2.3 Trillion.  shadowlight   Dec-31-05 05:29 PM   #23 
     - 2.3 Trillion!  DoYouEverWonder   Dec-31-05 05:36 PM   #24 
        - Yes it was trillions, but they at the NSA aren't accountants ;) n/t  hootinholler   Dec-31-05 05:39 PM   #25 
           - US/UK trillions = International billions, I take it:  EuroObserver   Dec-31-05 06:26 PM   #26 
           - Didn't know that.  hootinholler   Dec-31-05 06:42 PM   #27 
           - US billion = UK milliard, US trillion = UK billion, BOMK  eppur_se_muova   Dec-31-05 08:08 PM   #29 
           - I think you mean 'milliard' = 1,000,000,000  TheBaldyMan   Jan-01-06 07:32 AM   #39 
           - As you pointed out earlier, that would be "financial data mining" ;)  0rganism   Dec-31-05 11:54 PM   #36 
              - Or maybe too close to the  hootinholler   Dec-31-05 11:58 PM   #37 
  - The Nazis catalogued every German using IBM punch cards on the '30s  Steve_DeShazer   Dec-31-05 02:59 PM   #8 
  - IBM doesn't deny it, but says it wasn't as bad as it's made out to be  rman   Dec-31-05 03:03 PM   #11 
  - Just think of what google does;  rman   Dec-31-05 03:00 PM   #9 
  - Google is solving a different but similar problem.  hootinholler   Dec-31-05 05:16 PM   #21 
  - I've tried explaining this as well...  w13rd0   Dec-31-05 03:02 PM   #10 
  - possible? gather it all, search on demand ? with a warrant bwahahahaha  dusmcj   Dec-31-05 03:15 PM   #12 
  - I think that is part of what they are doing...  hootinholler   Dec-31-05 04:04 PM   #17 
  - Thanks, beautifully done.  EST   Dec-31-05 03:26 PM   #13 
  - Thanks, this is a really simplistic view.  hootinholler   Dec-31-05 03:48 PM   #15 
  - I first visited the NSA in 1972  formercia   Dec-31-05 03:37 PM   #14 
  - Rec'd. Thanks for the great info. n/t  bleever   Dec-31-05 03:53 PM   #16 
  - Beware Fat Boy & Llewellyn. --nt  CrispyQGirl   Dec-31-05 05:04 PM   #19 
  - Sorry, I don't get the references.  hootinholler   Dec-31-05 05:17 PM   #22 
     - Sorry. I should have explained.  CrispyQGirl   Dec-31-05 08:21 PM   #30 
  - And if you networked the NSA, CIA, and Google computers all together...  Buns_of_Fire   Dec-31-05 05:06 PM   #20 
  - It's not simply WHAT hardware the NSA has, but WHO they hire.  Pithy Cherub   Dec-31-05 08:03 PM   #28 
  - And nobody is watching the watchers  hootinholler   Dec-31-05 09:43 PM   #31 
  - My sister has had many interviews with the NSA  Terran1212   Dec-31-05 09:45 PM   #32 
  - all the data is stored on all corp americas servers - and they got access  bpilgrim   Dec-31-05 09:47 PM   #33 
  - Well, I really don't think that's practcal or advisable  hootinholler   Dec-31-05 11:38 PM   #34 
     - 'message traffic' is what some of biggies do for a living  bpilgrim   Dec-31-05 11:47 PM   #35 
  - I have a link here to a report on intercept capabilities dated 2000  TheBaldyMan   Jan-01-06 04:02 AM   #38 
  - Thanks for the link! n/t  hootinholler   Jan-01-06 09:53 AM   #41 
  - NSA was established in 1952. NT  Silverhair   Jan-01-06 07:39 AM   #40 

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