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WSJ: NSA does not gather cellphone-location records despite authorization to do so

0. phoneArena posted on 16 Jun 2013, 23:09

In what is quickly becoming a pesky topic that just won't go away, no less than the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday night that even though the NSA is legally authorized to collect information that can pinpoint the location of cellphone callers, it refuses to do so; T-Mobile is majority owned by a foreign company, Deutsche Telekom, which appears to preclude it from directly providing information...

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posted on 16 Jun 2013, 23:26 4

1. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

And why should I believe the WSJ assertion that the NSA does not capture location data? Especially when the order that was leaked requires data to be provided "...which includes the data revealing the location of all calls placed on Big Red's pipeline that is covered by the order." What about the word 'location' does the WSJ not understand?

If they are trying to say that the NSA told them they don't track location data, I have some lunar real estate I would love to sell them. I might have been born at night, but not last night. Jeez!?

posted on 16 Jun 2013, 23:32 4

2. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)

The WSJ has served as the government's schill before. They assisted in the crucifixtion of Wikileaks, Assange and Manning. Why should I believe them?

posted on 16 Jun 2013, 23:56 3

3. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

"Why should I believe them?"

Because they are repeating a lie often in hopes it would be confused for the truth?

posted on 17 Jun 2013, 02:20

4. jibraihimi (Posts: 770; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)

NSA sponsered article on WSJ........

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