Tech at Night

It’s the hot topic, so I’m going to start off with a few points on FISA and PRISM.

Point one: Foreign agents can control US phone numbers, particularly in this age of constant cybersecurity threats.

Point two: Searching a third party service provider isn’t the same as searching your home.

Point three: ECHELON is an old program, one where the UK’s intel team spies on us, and the NSA spites on them. NSA-avoidance advice that tells you to favor non-US firms is laughably stupid.

Point four: Data mining of metadata for mathematical analysis of networks, using known terrorists and allies as anchors, isn’t the same as spying on anyone.

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