It would be a great loss for Viacom if they didn't.
Mainland Chinese QUALITY extends to the glass bridge.
NemZ wrote:The Patriot Act created a legal pathway for specific, targeted digital surveillance in parallel to that needed for a search or landline phone tap. What Snowden showed was that the NSA had been doing this long before there was such a legal avenue and went beyond the strictures of the law, gathering info on damn near everyone everywhere all the time as well as intentionally making public data security weaker for their own purposes. There is no justification for treating innocent people like criminals just because they can.
It's not comedy, it's tragedy. Snowden should be national hero, not an international fugitive.
And, in post-PA America, what they're doing is legal.
Putting lives in danger for his own self-aggrandizement?
(hint: it's a lot less nefarious than it's made out to be).
How can I really trust that when what they do is all in secret while not trusting the people they're supposed to be protecting, all while flouting legal checks on their authority?
How can they trust you (or any of us) when they don't know who we're talking to?
Monk Ed wrote:http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/27/nsa-employee-spied-detection-internal-memo
"It also reveals limited disciplinary action taken against NSA staff found to have abused the system. In seven cases, individuals guilty of abusing their powers resigned or retired before disciplinary action could be taken. Two civilian employees kept their jobs – and, it appears, their security clearance – and escaped with only a written warning after they were found to have conducted unauthorised interceptions."
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