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Submission + - Senator Bernie Sanders Asks NSA If Agency Is Spying On Congress ( 3

cold fjord writes: Fox News reports, "A U.S. senator on Friday pressed the National Security Agency on whether its controversial spying practices extend to monitoring members of Congress. “Has the NSA spied, or is the NSA currently spying, on members of Congress or other American elected officials?” Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., asked in a letter to NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander released from the senator’s office. Sanders, a self-described “democratic socialist,” defines spying as monitoring the phone calls, emails and internet traffic of elected officials."
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Senator Bernie Sanders Asks NSA If Agency Is Spying On Congress

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  • Your metadata just gets swept up at the switch and tower with everybody else's. Then we have to isolate the content associated with the Globally Unique Subject IDs (GUSIDs) for Congress so they can be put in the "no peeking" storage. And by metadata, that's a euphemism for "all the data". But it's in the "no peeking" files, so it's not spying unless someone peeked, which of course nobody we ever send to testify before Congress would ever have any knowledge of. By the way, congratulations on your daughte

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