Tag Archives: PRISM

The Phone Call from Russia

He loved getting calls from Russia. The international country code was 007. He always wondered what had come first: the assigning of that dialing code to the Soviet Union or the first James Bond novel. He knew that the latter had … Continue reading

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Easily Confused (27) Whistleblowers

Whistleblower (will be prosecuted): Whistleblower (won’t be prosecuted):

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You want more Surveillance? You can have it.

I just read this: A new CNN/Time … Poll indicates four in ten Americans say they are willing to give up some civil liberties to fight terrorism. Only 38% favor expanding government monitoring of e-mail and cell phones. While this … Continue reading

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