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+ - Shared Files? No Security Clearance for You

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Noah Shachtman
Noah Shachtman writes: "Have you downloaded a couple of tunes from LimeWire? Shared TV show torrents? Then don't bother applying to work at the NSA. At a recent college recruiting session, an Agency type told potential spooks that "illegal file-sharing" would keep them from getting a security clearance. So would a stint in the Peace Corps."

Mr. Cole's Axiom: The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.