Thanks to the good folks over at A Well-Regulated Militia (now added to “Practical Resources” in our left margin) comes this article from Harper’s Magazine on the incestuous relationship between Government and the nation’s telecom carriers.
Take the time to read the embedded article from the NY Times, as well.
As we have noted on several occasions in the past – you MUST assume that every single email, internet forum post, and telephone conversation has been intercepted by the national security apparatus for later analysis.
This is no longer the America of the Fifties, Sixties, Seventies, and even Eighties.
Loose lips (and typing fingers) will sink more than ships.
And a brief postscript – what is the position of each Presidential and Congressional candidate on this utterly un-American nonsense?
You’d better ask, and insist upon an answer.
While you still can, citizen.