NOT TO WORRY IF YOU LOSE ELECTRONIC DATA: SOUTH UTAH NSA DATA CENTER CAPABLE OF HOLDING 500 QUINTILLION (500,000,000,000,000,000,000) PAGES OF TEXT
Filed under: DATA COLLECTION, James Clapper, Keith Alexander, Maureen Dowd, NSA, NSA SOUTH UTAH DATACENTER, PRIVACY SECURITY, QUINTILLION
MORE AND MORE JAMES CLAPPER’S AND KEITH ALEXANDER’S EXPLANATIONS OF THE AMOUNT OF DATA COLLECTED AND STORED SOUND LIKE THE IRANIAN EXPLANATION OF WHY THEY NEED MORE AND MORE CENTRIFUGES.
MAUREEN DOWD N.Y. COLUMNIST ON NSA’S COLLECTION PRACTICES
NSA’S CREEPING CLOUD OF SURVEILLANCE OR NSA’S CROWD OF CREEPS
“I believe it is in the nation’s best interest to put all the phone records into a lockbox that we could search when the nation needs to do it, yes,” Alexander said.
Yet, news broke this past week that the N.S.A. inspector general admitted that there have been a dozen instances of staffers spying on love interests. (The Wall Street Journal said this practice is known as “LOVEINT,” for love intelligence.)
JUST IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING IF BY SOME COINCIDENCE OR RANDOM OCCURRENCE IF YOU ARE BEING SURVEILLED IN DEPTH CHANCES ARE YOU ARE ACCORDING TO THIS ARTICLE BY SEAN GALLAGHER: You may already be a winner in NSA’s “three-degrees” surveillance sweepstakes!