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Court rules for telecoms' role in domestic eavesdropping

Discussion in 'Politics and Current Affairs' started by quest7, Dec 30, 2011.

  1. quest7

    quest7 Android Enthusiast
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  2. OstrichSaK

    OstrichSaK Android Expert

    This is a VERY dangerous statement. :mad:
     
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  3. OutofDate1980

    OutofDate1980 Android Expert

    Hey, the government just outsourced its spying on Americans. I imagine five members of the Supreme Court ruling this is OK, since the government didn't actually directly spy, but contracted it out to private corporations and it was only "using data provided by AT&T, Verizon, and BellSouth.”
     
  4. copestag

    copestag Android Expert

    next we'll see the police hiring 'private contractors' to enter your home and search it without a warrant
     
  5. OutofDate1980

    OutofDate1980 Android Expert

    What's not to like, corporations get a fat fee paid by taxpayers, and since corporations aren't constrained by the Hatch Act as government employees are, they can pay kickbacks/political donations to these politicians that provide the fat fees. This is why politicians love to outsource government services to the private sector.
     
  6. mike114

    mike114 Well-Known Member

    They don't need to go that far, they have the Patriot Act.
     
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