This is sickening. They refuse to secure the border but they have gone to every means available to spy on American citizens who have done NOTHING, are under no suspicion and until recently had assumed a certain level of personal privacy.
Audio, video, photos, emails, documents and connection logs tracking people’s movements over time, all of this through this top secret program PRISM (until leaked by The Guardian yesterday.
The National Security Agency & the FBI has obtained DIRECT ACCESS to the systems of Verizon, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, Yahoo, YouTube, Skype, Paltalk, AOL and other internet giants apparently without the public’s nor the companies knowledge.
And the Utah Data Center is where they will store & analyze your communications once it opens in October. Here is a sample of the “citizen data” they are collecting:
- Internet searches
- Browsing History
- SMS (texting)
- Mobile data
- Social Media
- Credit/Debit Transactions
- Surveillance Cameras
- Commuter Records/GPS
- Medical Information
And this is all done in the name of security and to prevent terrorism (yet they could not prevent the Boston Marathon bombings even thought they had been in the country for a decade and the Ruskies had tipped them off to 2 years before the attack!
Welcome to the Total Police State!
It’s time to dust off your copy of the U.S. Constitution and start demanding the rights it affords all America citizen.
Aloha, Mikie ~just a blogger (fightin’ like a girl)