Last edited by clownboy; 06-10-13 at 08:24 PM.
2. More broadly as a citizen, because I'm not sure that it is. The CIA isn't listening in to everyone's calls. If you say "Blackbriar" plus "Jason Bourne", that isn't going to translate into a real-time analyst marking you down for assassination (though if you say code words used by terrorists in the patterns that suggest you are planning an attack then your call may get flagged to get actually spied upon).
I wouldn't say I'm comfortable with these programs. The vulnerability to abuse seems immense. But neither do I find the broad reaction to be particularly well-informed or based on accurate depiction of the programs themselves.
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