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End of privacy: US NSA can record all phone calls and play them back

Wednesday, March 19th 2014 - 06:50 UTC
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The US National Security Agency has created a surveillance system that is recording all the phone calls in an undisclosed foreign country, allowing it to play back any conversation up to 30 days later, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. Read full article

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  • GeoffWard2

    I think it is pretty likely that the country doin' the job for the US's NSA is Great Britain - via its GCHQ.
    This is necessary so the US Government can claim that it does not spy on its own people.
    It is almost certainly a reciprocal arrangement.

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 09:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Buy any technological equipment manufactured by companies Anglosphere is suicide.
    It is necessary that the civilized world isolate the United States and England of any telecommunications engineering.
    In that aspect Brazil has given the world a lesson.

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 10:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    @1 yep it i most likely the 5 eyes program, so they can keep it in the family. I feel so much safer with these assholes recording my calls.
    Why do we have to fill out tax forms when these pricks have all the info already.

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 11:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    #2
    What lesson would that be ?

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 12:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • the_Truth_shall_B_Trolld

    @4

    Can't trust the Anglos. But Argentina has been saying that for how many decades?

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 01:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    Only sicko's support this nonsense.

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 02:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Excellent. Important to monitor all crap, faggots, genocides, paedophiles, queers, rapists, slags, wankers, xenophobes. Mostly found in latam. And look, there are two sickos @5 and 6. Where are the exterminators when you need them? Argieland and brazil are worth exterminating!

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 06:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    Hey, hang on Conq., some big bits of Brasil are definitely worth protecting.

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 06:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Brasso's getting funnier with every post.

    As for The Child drom Argentian: what can one say that has not been said many times over, poor lad (I think it's male, but who cares?).

    And the sicko Dog Dildo: it takes one to know one Dildo!

    Don't you just love the Yanks: shooting themselves in the foot since Korea.

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 07:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    Excellent?
    The lot are the most surveilled and indeed the only [civilians] that the surveillance can be used against, and some think its excellent...

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 07:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Cool! Our reach knows no bounds.

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 07:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    I hope they listen to my phone calls, I'll make sure to end every one of them with a laugh...

    :)

    Mar 19th, 2014 - 07:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DanyBerger

    Well my humble opinion this is another shit like the Reagan “Star Wars” (SDI).

    1- Fist it is not possible today to monitor all communication around the world, simple is a task that cannot be accomplished by a single country.

    2- Supposing that that tech could be archived they have to record and store that huge amount of data that could be quite difficult.

    3- Even archiving that that information has to be analysed and in the end by humans to be useful.

    That will be such waste of time that if someone is planing a terrorist attack today by phone USAMEX will discover it in 20 years.

    They cannot find a plane that disappeared in Malaysia and want to monitor all communication around the world? Ha ha

    So only selective monitoring is possible as always was available.

    Anyway a sophisticated technology have been developed to prevent that since long time ago...

    The Cone Of Silence
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1eUIK9CihA

    Cone of Silence portable
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1eUIK9CihA

    Ha ha

    Mar 20th, 2014 - 12:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Hepatia

    We need an American Revolution in the US.

    Mar 21st, 2014 - 05:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    sigh!!!! if only you were an American.....you might be able to. Besides....you cannot start one from SA........lol.

    Can you say.......sedition?

    Mar 25th, 2014 - 01:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DanyBerger

    @ Captain Poppy

    You don’t need to be an American to start a revolution in your country boy...

    You should know that...

    Mar 25th, 2014 - 03:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Well........come on over the Amerimex........or is it Meximerica? Of course.......you'd have a problem without your Visa. Love your new ID name.....I really do......lol.
    IMO, Maybe you can go to Texas...........they are dying for a revolution. Afterall, they use to be a nation. Do you think Mexico will invade will all the Mexicans living there?

    Mar 26th, 2014 - 10:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    'You don’t need to be an American to start a revolution in your country boy...'

    Che did a good job as a foreign national in fomenting revolutions - eventually 'getting his' in Bolivia.
    More recently, a number of US Presidents have fomented S.A. revolutions.
    [You don't need to be European to start an American revolution].

    ... Still this minor confusion in the Northern States over the distinction between an American and a citizen of the USA.

    Mar 26th, 2014 - 11:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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