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JustSecurity: "Today we learned that those 2011 (Sec 702) safeguards did not work"

On Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:59:12 -0500
"Shawn K. Quinn" <skquinn at rushpost.com> wrote:

> On 04/28/2017 09:39 PM, Mirimir wrote:
> > It's prudent to assume that the NSA intercepts all Internet
> > traffic. And that it stores as much as it can, for as long as it
> > can, focusing on what seems most important. That everything is
> > retained for at least a few days. And then it gets triaged, based
> > on names, addresses, keywords, and so on. But metadata and
> > encrypted stuff, the NSA reportedly retains indefinitely.
> > 
> > <SNIP>
> Given how much traffic is now encrypted with TLS,

	how do you know how much traffic? right - you don't - you are
	just making shit up. 

	And what if your nazi government has the keys to the allegedly
	'encrypted' traffic anyway? 

> I doubt they could
> retain everything encrypted indefinitely. And Google 

	lol - a gogle bot.

is behind the
> switch (they are now penalizing plain HTTP in search results, they
> want everyone to be on HTTPS).