Originally Posted by 351fifty
Should have looked closer at that cell phone contract then
The Internet was literally invented by and for the military to send messages to one another, just Cause your on it don't mean it's private
Ironically, my wife is a fraud investigator for Verizon. Her dept. works with the FBI and LE to nail actual fraudsters, not 351fifty whose just minding his own business. It's one thing for a company to do snooping if it believes fraud or crime has been committed, but it's entirely another for the gov't to carte blanche spy on 300+ million people without cause.
And while "Prizm" and the other spy programs have been around for awhile now, doesn't make it any more right and no less a TOTAL violation of the 4th amend. The apathetic attitude of "well, you should have read" or "This is nothing new" is precisely the reason why it is happening and continues to happen.
I don't know why, but the Legislature is allowed to pass laws that blatantly defy the Constitution.
That's because we under Legislative and Judicial tyranny in this country. But I suspect that this isn't the type site to go in depth on the subject. If it doesn't affect our beloved Powerstrokes, then it doesn't matter as much, I guess.
For a website that 's so gung ho, buy American, I'm a little surprised at the lack of discussion considering that this has come out into the clear light of day and finally revealed to the public. This is huge IMO. We've actually arrived George Orwell's' 1984.