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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.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/us-tech-giants-nsa-data

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 19 2013: I would disagree with your assessment that this would be constitutional. If all collected data is there, and it has been collected without due process, then it is in admissable. They are using the same banter they always use [ if you have nothing to hide] this procedure is wrong. It cannot have safeguards if they can retro-actively search you, witch is what you are talking about.

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