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Instead of a discussion on privacy, and liberty, we are moved the much more state-friendly discussion of skin color and class. After all, Americans are all racist, greedy, and hate-filled, and only the state can protect us from one another. I, for one, support the drones.
For all of the folks screaming on about this revelation being damaging to national security, I would recommend a 10 minute introductory read on RF. There really is no hiding RF transmissions, particularly when you're trying to transmit through buildings and over long distances. Even with FHSS, random burst, or other masking techniques, RF is easily detected with widely available equipment. Any foreign rival with a modicum of competence has already discovered this exploit.
Sometimes it seems to be about the moral self-esteem of our more liberal Americans than the efficacy of their programs or the plight of the poor. How can you advocate for the powerless while you stomp all over their only means to attain some modicum of power?
No one wants to eavesdrop on a naked, crying, obese man laying in the fetal position. No one.
Dear FDA: Please get this to trial and continue disregarding cancer and HIV treatments.
And we expect congress to find common ground?
I never thought that desire for fiscal responsibility, constitutional rule, and limited concentration of power would be masked over with such a contrived caricature. Then again, Americans who reveal widespread domestic spying by the government are called 'leakers' and 'traitors'. War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
I don't care how attached I may feel to a location, the safety of my family is my number one priority.