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Hutzpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-13-11 02:51 PM
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11. It is not obvious if they are doing it for profit reasons
or to sell more fake news, now a covert operation is just that, a covert operation,
you have to show proof why you think the individual is a risk to the government for
you to undertake a covert operation against a tax paying citizen.

Not the same thing.
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  -So here's what makes me curious about the UK phone hacking scandal. TheWraith  Jul-13-11 02:19 PM   #0 
  - good question.  indurancevile   Jul-13-11 02:20 PM   #1 
  - None whatsoever.  aquart   Jul-13-11 02:24 PM   #2 
  - I wonder what MI5 and MI6 have to say about this.  myrna minx   Jul-13-11 02:29 PM   #3 
  - Espionage and propaganda.  CJCRANE   Jul-13-11 02:32 PM   #4 
  - What is your definition of hostile intelligence agency cell  Hutzpa   Jul-13-11 02:35 PM   #5 
  - It seems pretty obvious.  CJCRANE   Jul-13-11 02:44 PM   #6 
  - It is not obvious if they are doing it for profit reasons  Hutzpa   Jul-13-11 02:51 PM   #11 
     - That's still...  CJCRANE   Jul-13-11 02:57 PM   #12 
     - But,  Hutzpa   Jul-13-11 03:11 PM   #16 
     - In fact  CJCRANE   Jul-13-11 03:17 PM   #19 
     - Absolutely.  Hutzpa   Jul-13-11 03:19 PM   #21 
     - What happens when "for profit reasons" threaten national security?  Uncle Joe   Jul-13-11 03:41 PM   #26 
        - And, get this  Hutzpa   Jul-13-11 05:23 PM   #30 
  - A group of people working to engage in espionage on a government from within it's territory.  TheWraith   Jul-13-11 02:44 PM   #7 
     - I thought you might be going down that road  Hutzpa   Jul-13-11 02:47 PM   #9 
        - No one said anything about "covert operations."  TheWraith   Jul-13-11 03:09 PM   #13 
           - I thought gathering of information is based on covert  Hutzpa   Jul-13-11 03:21 PM   #22 
              - As is, say, any other criminal enterprise, such as illegally hacking thousands of phone accounts. nt  TheWraith   Jul-13-11 04:23 PM   #29 
  - it's terrorism. plain and simple.  spanone   Jul-13-11 02:45 PM   #8 
  - Excellent question which begs another question  malaise   Jul-13-11 02:50 PM   #10 
  - !  JuniperLea   Jul-13-11 03:10 PM   #15 
     - I can see where this is going but I don't want to say it. n/t  Hutzpa   Jul-13-11 03:13 PM   #18 
        - I know...  JuniperLea   Jul-13-11 03:24 PM   #23 
           - Yup! n/t  Hutzpa   Jul-13-11 03:27 PM   #24 
  - I've always equated Murdock to Elliot Carver's character from "Tomorrow Never Dies"  dmr   Jul-13-11 03:10 PM   #14 
  - Well yes, the similarities are uncanny.  Hutzpa   Jul-13-11 03:17 PM   #20 
  - You Nailed It  fascisthunter   Jul-13-11 03:11 PM   #17 
  - Exactly. The dream of terrorists.  JDPriestly   Jul-13-11 03:29 PM   #25 
  - HAHAHA Lock Murdoch up in Gitmo!!!!  Taverner   Jul-13-11 03:43 PM   #27 
  - +1  JuniperLea   Jul-13-11 04:18 PM   #28 
  - A very, very good question I'd like to hear the answer to!  Rex   Jul-13-11 05:26 PM   #31 
  - Hostile?  Kelvin Mace   Jul-14-11 08:14 AM   #32 
 

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