The program, code-named PRISM, has not been made public until now. It may be the first of its kind. The NSA prides itself on stealing secrets and breaking codes, and it is accustomed to corporate partnerships that help it divert data traffic or sidestep barriers. But there has never been a Google or Facebook before, and it is unlikely that there are richer troves of valuable intelligence than the ones in Silicon Valley.
Equally unusual is the way the NSA extracts what it wants, according to the document: “Collection directly from the servers of these U.S. Service Providers: Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, Apple.”
This [Obama] Administration seems to have forgotten that Americans have a perfect right to keep secrets.”
This is How it Feels to Finish the New Season of Arrested Development
Every time you say you’re leaving again
I want you back just like my
Want you back just like my
Boom boom boomerang
My next bong will be named bobloblawslawbong
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More guns is the solution in the same way that more cancer is the cure for cancer.”
The Clinton family’s White House pets, Socks and Buddy, get a well-deserved close up on BuzzFeed. So cool that they found all 30 photos from the Clinton Presidential Library on the U.S. National Archives online catalog!
Photos: Socks the Cat sitting behind the President’s desk in the Oval Office. 1/7/94; Buddy the Dog and Socks the Cat in the Outer Oval Office, 1/5/98.