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  •  Have you ever considered that the REAL threats (4+ / 0-)

    to the ruling elite in the US are the "average people"?

    spying on average people doing normal things like organizing protests against the government.

    The NSA top brass doesn't really want to do this but soon there will be somebody in the WH who will tell them to do just this.

    I believe that the NSA has long been tasked for this very thing. It was only a matter of how to do an end run around the Constitution. So far, they have done a great job. The only thing left is full control of the internet. When that happens, we won't be having this conversation.
    •  They are just starting to feel their oats (2+ / 0-)
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      Don midwest, YucatanMan

      They  are like kids with a new video game.

      The race is between the increase of unstructured data generated daily by a billion Internet users ranging in exabits and their capacity to store and crunch these massive amounts of data.  

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      by Shockwave on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 11:11:25 AM PDT

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