The National Security Agency (NSA)- or as it commonly referred to by the Feds, "No Such Agency” – should have Orwell’s Police State online by September of 2013.
That’s right, the most ominous facility imaginable in terms of its powers to place the World’s ENTIRE network of electronic communications under surveillance, is now under construction in Bluffdale, Utah. Its massive computer servers and routers will be able to store and analyze an almost infinite amount of data, including the complete contents of emails, phone calls, Google searches and text messages.
Its capabilities will also include what THEY sarcastically refer to as “digital pocket litter” which include, but are not limited to, all purchases made with credit or debit cards.
On top of this, The FBI is advancing a plan to wiretap the internet.
This Draconian measure will pressure Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to build “backdoors” for eavesdropping on all types of electronic communications that travel through the World Wide Web. A new “Web Surveillance Unit” has been formed within the FBI which will work hand-in-hand with the NSA to create this “backdoor” technology.
Not to be left out of this scheme, The Department of Homeland Security, is already scanning all forms of electronic communications for “keywords” which flag them for further dissemination. A “Freedom of Information Act” request by the Electronic Frontier Foundation got the list and it includes such innocuous words as: pork, sick, cloud, bridge, aid, flood… and many other common words.
And that’s where the “silver lining" comes into play.
In order to analyze all this data, it’s going to take an army of agents. More people than all these “Alphabet Agencies” can ever hope to employ- especially given that anyone sifting through this sea of information will need, at least, Top Secret Security Clearance.
The “Human Intelligence” is just not there.
However, If THEY want to target you- everything you’ve done electronically will be filed away in the “Information Retrieval” department ready to be used against you.
This is probably too big for even the Judges to save us.
Praying for a Class X solar flare that fries out the spy satellites may be our only salvation here.