bzomerlei: the NSA is using splitter devices on the fiber optic trunks running to the large carrier routers and then beam a copy of the data stream to their own devices for capture and processing
bzomerlei: the NSA just has access to all the data passing through the routers on the way to the servers
TelemonianAjax: The program of allowing the government to create their own copy of ISP data without having to request it was exposed in 2006. This isn't a surprise to anyone who has paid attention.
asciibaron: i thought it was all figured out from that guy finding that AT&T room in San Fran, in 2006.
Desquamation: TelemonianAjax: The program of allowing the government to create their own copy of ISP data without having to request it was exposed in 2006. This isn't a surprise to anyone who has paid attention.Unfortunately most people didn't pay attention. I vaguely remember that story being a big deal for all of a week when it broke back in 2006.I wonder how long the current outrage will last.
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