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"In every way that matters, the separation between government and corporations is nonexistent, and this is especially true when it comes to national security and the surveillance state"
Glenn Greenwald, With Liberty and Justice for Some

The Criminal NSA

Why Google made the NSA

NSA's metastasized intelligence-industrial complex is ripe for abuse

Valerie Plame Wilson and Joe Wilson

NSA Creates Citizen Data Warehouse System

"The new Citizen Data Warehouse System (CDWS) will create a comprehensive database
containing detailed information about each US citizen. Since the vast majority of
all US credit card transactions will be fed through this new system,
the depth of information will be unparalleled. Intelligent routing of this citizen data throughout
the inter-connected computer systems of various federal agencies will provide citizens
a new level of service from the federal government."

The NSA Isn't Just Spying It's Also Undermining Internet Security

NSA director admits to misleading public on terror plots

NSA is more than just a spy network, it's global fascism

The NSA is turning the internet into a total surveillance system

NSA Able to Foil Basic Safeguards of Privacy on Web

NSA Gathers Data on Social Connections of US Citizens

6 Whopping Government Misstatements About NSA Spying

Report: NSA Mimics Google to Monitor "Target" Web Users

Confirmed: There Is No Real Oversight Of The NSA's Surveillance

NSA: A Bunch Of Intentional Abuses, Including Spying On Love Interests

How "omnipotent" hackers tied to NSA hid for 14 years and were found at last

NSA Actually Has A Program Called SKYNET




2011

Analysts are told they can trace contacts of Americans as long as they cite a foreign intelligence justification.

The National Security Agency has been exploiting huge collections of data to create sophisticated graphs of Americans social connections to identify associates, locations at certain times, traveling companions and other pertinent information.

The agency is authorized to conduct "large-scale graph analysis on very large sets of communications metadata without having to check foreignness" of every e-mail address, phone number or other identifier.

The agency augments the communications data with material from public, commercial and other sources, including bank codes, insurance information, Facebook profiles, passenger manifests, voter registration rolls, GPS location information, as well as property records and unspecified tax data, according to the documents.

There is no restrictions on the use of "enrichment" data, and several former senior Obama administration officials said the agency drew on it for both Americans and foreigners.

Since the 1979 Supreme Court ruling Americans have no expectation of privacy about what numbers they call.

The Justice Department and the Pentagon decided it was permissible to create contact chains using Americans' "metadata," which includes the timing, location and other details of calls and e-mails.

The agency is not required to seek warrants for the analyses from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Phone and e-mail logs allow analysts to identify associates, detect movement in time, acquire clues to religious or political affiliations, pick up sensitive information like regular calls to a psychiatrist's office, late-night messages to an extramarital partner or exchanges with a fellow plotter.

"Metadata can be very revealing," said Orin S. Kerr, a law professor at George Washington University.

"Knowing things like the number someone just dialed or the location of the person's cellphone is going to allow them to assemble a picture of what someone is up to. It's the digital equivalent of tailing a suspect."





The policy - "Defense Supplemental Procedures Governing Communications Metadata Analysis" - was authorized by Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey.

"Sigint Management Directive 424", November 2010 stated the Supreme Court ruling metadata was not constitutionally protected allowed collection.

Analysts, using metadata "without regard to the nationality or location of the communicants" acquired the conversations of foreign politicians, business figures or activists and anyone else in the chain.

One of the main tools used for chaining phone numbers and e-mail addresses has the code name Mainway.

Vast amounts of data flow daily from fiber-optic cables, corporate partners and foreign computer networks that have been hacked.

"Better Person Centric Analysis" describes how the agency looks for 94 "entity types," including phone numbers, e-mail addresses and IP addresses.

The NSA correlates 164 "relationship types" to build social networks and what the agency calls "community of interest" profiles, using queries like "travelsWith, hasFather, sentForumMessage, employs."


NSA Is a Servant of Corporate Power

NSA to open data analysis lab at NCSU

NSA Spying: It's About the Money, Honey

Germany's Deep Coöperation with the NSA

Researchers Solve Juniper Backdoor Mystery

NSA Documents Suggest a Close Working
Relationship Between NSA, US Companies

Snowden says NSA engages in industrial espionage

Cisco confirms NSA-linked zeroday targeted its firewalls for years

57% Fear Government Will Use NSA Data to Harass Political Opponents


covertly attached NSA meme

NSA’s Bulk Collection of Phone Records Is Illegal, Appeals Court Says

Popular Security Software Came Under Relentless NSA and GCHQ Attacks

William Binney: NSA Claim Not to Be Mining Content Is an “Outright Lie”

George W. Bush Made Retroactive NSA ‘Fix’ After Hospital Room Showdown

"Disreputable if Not Outright Illegal": The National Security Agency versus
Martin Luther King, Muhammad Ali, Art Buchwald, Frank Church, et al.

Guardian told to destroy NSA files for national security

How the NSA Helped Turkey Kill Kurdish Rebels







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