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View Diary: I Doubt the NSA Knows What Data It Has, Where It Came from, Who Has Accessed It and If It Was Stolen (158 comments)

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    between entities (like your browser and your bank). Or me, here, typing in my browser, and DailyKos when I submit this post.

    Or your bank and your wife's bank. Or ...

    No doubt this is the tip of the iceberg. It is not unlikely they're also buying up or otherwise obtaining full data dumps from VISA (all your credit card purchases) and banks (and all your financial transactions). Integrating these with phone records can provide scary-complete data about people.

    Who you are, who you live with, where you work, what your hobbies are, your phone numbers, your e-mail, facebook, ... accounts, how many and what kind of vehicles you own, your financial health, ...

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