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Ted Rall

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Aug 2, 2013
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"When the NSA identifies a suspect, it can look not just at his phone records, but also the records of everyone he calls, everyone who calls those people and everyone who calls those people. (Man: Can you all hear me now?) If the average person called 40 unique people three-hop analysis would allow the government to mine the records of 2.5 million Americans when investigating one suspected terrorist." -AP, 7-31-13. The logical culmination of such "gotta connect all the dots" thinking. (Woman: Some dude stole my bike.) (Man: Arrest everyone, search their houses and let go the one's without bikes.
Aug 7, 2013
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