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Comment: Re:What I find unbelievable... (Score 4, Informative) 129

by DiSKiLLeR (#49183029) Attached to: New Zealand Spied On Nearly Two Dozen Pacific Countries

Btw, the NZ Herald Articles:

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/n...

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/n...

The key point also:

But the Snowden papers show that counter-terrorism is at most a minor part of the GCSB's operations. Most projects are assisting the US and allies to gather political and economic intelligence country-by-country around the world.

Comment: What I find unbelievable... (Score 5, Insightful) 129

by DiSKiLLeR (#49182961) Attached to: New Zealand Spied On Nearly Two Dozen Pacific Countries

Is the general attitude of the public simply not giving a shit. This is currently front page news in the New Zealand Herald but it'll quickly be gone and forgotten, and nothing will change.

What is the deal with the general public's apathy when it comes to NSA/GCQH/GCSB/etc ?

Are we really at the point where it's too late to do anything about this and just admit defeat?

Comment: Re:US: Welcome to the present (Score 4, Insightful) 449

by DiSKiLLeR (#49083939) Attached to: Credit Card Fraud Could Peak In 2015 As the US Moves To EMV

Ya, no shit. As someone who is from downunder, holy CRAP America is in the dark ages when it comes to its banking and communications systems.

Jesus christ.

And the funny thing is, they are so blissfully unaware things are better elsewhere in the world because none of them ever go anywhere anymore.

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