Archive for July 27th, 2013

Am I A Good Guy Or A Bad Guy?

The PRISM-related news of the last month hasn’t scared you yet?

Let Ars Technica add a few numbers and hard facts to your current knowledge: “You may already be a winner in NSA’s “three-degrees” surveillance sweepstakes!“. In short:  National Security Agency Deputy Director Chris Inglis testified that the NSA’s probing of data in search of terrorist activity extended “two to three hops” away from suspected terrorists; Ars then calculates that “three hops could encompass as much as 50 percent of the Internet-using population of the world” -and that’s either you or me!

The worst part, of course, is that intelligent terrorists and criminals are NOT using the Internet to discuss their plans…


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