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Kareem Fahim


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Are you comfortable with NSA collecting your personal data?

'Top secret PRISM program claims direct access to servers of firms including Google, Facebook and Apple'

The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top secret document obtained by the Guardian.


Well, all of us already knew so I don't think it has surprised anyone... but I'd like to know opinions of TED community, are you comfortable with fact that USA Gov. is continuously collecting your personal data?

@People who say 'nothing to hide, nothing to fear' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oAKtBpdZSw


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Majority of people are annoyed by this 'data collection'. Western Govs., defenders of 'freedom' 'democracy' and 'input_word' are mere bunch of hypocrites. Although it is shocking how some people are defending NSA and these faceless entities... (maybe they are 'trolls' or NSA paid users...).

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  • Jun 12 2013: What they are doing is criminal, unconstitutional, and worse. I watched as Mr Boehner called the [snitch] a traitor. What a load of horse manure. If anything Mr. Snowden is a patriot and a hero for telling on the NSA. I am ashamed of my country for this intelligence gathering from it's citizens. The really bad part is that they expect us to believe they are not actually listening. What a crock! Whats worse, most of the sheeple will believe them.

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