I’m Picturing LCARS

Glenn Greenwald via Kari Rea on George Stephanopoulos’ show:

And what these programs are, are very simple screens, like the ones that supermarket clerks or shipping and receiving clerks use, where all an analyst has to do is enter an email address or an IP address, and it does two things.  It searches that database and lets them listen to the calls or read the emails of everything that the NSA has stored, or look at the browsing histories or Google search terms that you’ve entered, and it also alerts them to any further activity that people connected to that email address or that IP address do in the future.

Two things:

  1. This is getting down right crazy. The fact that Chambliss is trusting the NSA is just sad — I really just want someone to do a hardcore investigation related to everything the NSA is doing.
  2. I really want to see a screenshot.

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by Ben Brooks
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Glenn Greenwald via Kari Rea on George Stephanopoulos’ show: And what these programs are, are very simple screens, like the ones that supermarket clerks or shipping and receiving clerks use, where all an analyst has to do is enter an email address or an IP address, and it does two things.  It searches that database […]