Metadata Knows You Better Than You Do

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The NSA constantly pleads that it isn’t listening to our phone calls or reading our emails; it’s simply collecting the “metadata” about them.

To my knowledge, the agency has yet to make a major statement that isn’t later exposed as a lie; only a fool would believe these bureaucrats aren’t eavesdropping and reading over our shoulders. But OK, even if they were mining metadata alone, this article shows how thoroughly you can know a man through that medium.

3:22 pm on October 8, 2013
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