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So how much are the Feds paying Zuckerberg to sell me out?

N.S.A. Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. Citizens

By "social" the Times means social media.

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Submitted by jo6pac on

would they have to pay him anything just the idea of him disappearing or jail for life would be enough for him to hand them the so-called keys.

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Submitted by okanogen on

Social media provide the only viable "priors" for in depth data mining by the NSA. There is too much data for them to track it all, so they have to decrease the size of the search sets by selecting sets based on associations.

Submitted by lambert on

Meaning, they really aren't building a model of everything. They're targeting classes of individuals and winnowing them down. Profiling, in other words.