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  •  Part of the balancing of ... (0+ / 0-)

    ... privacy protections that the Court considered in this case, KJC MD, was "retention." The US Person Information that contains content is immediately destroyed unless it involves an American directly contacting a surveillance target or the threat of immediate death.

    The metadata they seem to be able to keep longer, but it involves the anonymous telephone numbers, when the calls were made, to whom, duration of calls.  

    Rand Paul is to civil liberties as the Disney Channel is to subtle and nuanced acting.

    by Tortmaster on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 09:48:50 AM PDT

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    •  You can discover a lot through metadata (0+ / 0-)

      Especially when you combine it with a reverse look-up directory.

      "When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?"--Eleanor Roosevelt

      by KJC MD on Sat Aug 24, 2013 at 04:24:25 AM PDT

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