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Comment: Re:Not that surprising thanks to CALEA (Score 1) 74

by bigfoottoo (#48602347) Attached to: Govt Docs Reveal Canadian Telcos Promise Surveillance Ready Networks
Xipher, if I understand CALEA correctly, it applies to the hardware manufacturers and covers voice, VOIP, and broadband internet. Does CALEA apply to the USER of the hardware. That is, if a person roots his phone and installs an encryption app, does CALEA apply?

Comment: Re:And that's my problem with Snowden... (Score 1) 77

by bigfoottoo (#46440857) Attached to: The NSA Has an Advice Columnist
I have pondered long and hard about how to characterize you NSA-Types. And, then it came to me in a flash: You guys are the weasels in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit". That's it! From now on, when one of you starts spouting off I will instantly form an image of those slimy bastards! Thanks for your inspirational posting, TrekkieGod!

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