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More Details Revealed About NSA Surveillance Programs
2013-08-21 17:52:11

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The depth to which the National Security Agency probes Internet activity such as emails and phone calls made over Voice Over IP (VoIP) lines is more than previously known. New reports uncovered by the Wall Street Journal reveal some of the NSA's activities. Surveillance put in place by the NSA has the ability to reach up to 75 percent of all US Internet traffic. Yet the agency has limited legal authority to spy on US citizens without...

Data-Mining Leak Damages Irresponsible And Irreversible, Says NSA Chief
2013-07-19 12:17:45

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The head of the National Security Agency said on Thursday that the damage from recently leaked information is both "irresponsible and irreversible." While addressing the Aspen Security Forum, NSA chief Keith Alexander also said that the leaks have given terrorist groups the intelligence community's "playbook." Alexander added that the NSA was secretive about its various programs due to national security and noted it was a necessity...

2013-07-02 23:21:23

Research shows that the current national security breach, experienced by leaks at the NSA could have been prevented with accurate background checks. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Research shows that the current national security breach, experienced by leaks at the NSA could have been prevented with accurate background checks. This story was originally reported on 6/20/2013 by USA Today. This site makes no warranties or representations in connection therewith. According to...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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