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An Office of Counterintelligence

Compare the Total Information Awareness logo with the the image chosen by the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive for the header of its web site – an uncanny similarity. It’s as if the spymasters wanted to send out a signal that Total Information Awareness is fully armed and operational.

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Associated Press Papers Over Huge Spying Abuses

Consider the text of the FISA Amendments Act that the Associated Press article doesn’t actually include. The “emergencies” that the Associated Press refers to are not classic states of emergency. Rather, they are only declarations by the Attorney General of the United States that some unnamed person in some unnamed place might come to some unspecified kind of harm if the spying doesn’t take place.

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