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Tech Giants Are Not Lying

Is this how all the Tech Giants can claim that no 'government' has a back door to their servers?

"At AT&T the wiretapping rooms are powered by software and hardware from Narus, now owned by Boeing, a discovery made by AT&T whistleblower Mark Klein in 2004. Narus did not return a call seeking comment.

What is especially troubling is that both companies have had extensive ties to Israel, as well as links to that country’s intelligence service, a country with a long and aggressive history of spying on the U.S.

In fact, according to Binney, the advanced analytical and data mining software the NSA had developed for both its worldwide and international eavesdropping operations was secretly passed to Israel by a mid-level employee, apparently with close connections to the country. The employee, a technical director in the Operations Directorate, “who was a very strong supporter of Israel,” said Binney, “gave, unbeknownst to us, he gave the software that we had, doing these fast rates, to the Israelis.”

Because of his position, it was something Binney should have been alerted to, but wasn’t.

“In addition to being the technical director,” he said, “I was the chair of the TAP, it’s the Technical Advisory Panel, the foreign relations council. We’re supposed to know what all these foreign countries, technically what they’re doing…. They didn’t do this that way, it was under the table.” After discovering the secret transfer of the technology, Binney argued that the agency simply pass it to them officially, and in that way get something in return, such as access to communications terminals. “So we gave it to them for switches,” he said. “For access.”

But Binney now suspects that Israeli intelligence in turn passed the technology on to Israeli companies who operate in countries around the world, including the U.S. In return, the companies could act as extensions of Israeli intelligence and pass critical military, economic and diplomatic information back to them. “And then five years later, four or five years later, you see a Narus device,” he said. “I think there’s a connection there, we don’t know for sure.”

Narus was formed in Israel in November 1997 by six Israelis with much of its money coming from Walden Israel, an Israeli venture capital company. Its founder and former chairman, Ori Cohen, once told Israel’s Fortune Magazine that his partners have done technology work for Israeli intelligence. And among the five founders was Stanislav Khirman, a husky, bearded Russian who had previously worked for Elta Systems, Inc. A division of Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd., Elta specializes in developing advanced eavesdropping systems for Israeli defense and intelligence organizations. At Narus, Khirman became the chief technology officer.

A few years ago, Narus boasted that it is “known for its ability to capture and collect data from the largest networks around the world.” The company says its equipment is capable of “providing unparalleled monitoring and intercept capabilities to service providers and government organizations around the world” and that “Anything that comes through [an Internet protocol network], we can record. We can reconstruct all of their e-mails, along with attachments, see what Web pages they clicked on, we can reconstruct their [Voice over Internet Protocol] calls.”"

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/04/shady-companies-nsa...



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Do you know who is actually doing the work?

Did you bother looking up SAIC?

What work?

Who is inventing, manufactoring, distributing?

SAIC Science Appliccations International Corporation? http://www.saic.com/

Appears tpo be a wonderful corporation to work for. If I was computer savvy I would apply for a job with them.

I bet they hire janitors

all of the time!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

savvy never met you

ignorant, racist, and uninformed know you quite well.

LittleWing's picture

Israeli Spy Ring Scandal

Part 1 of 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8IuCGwwxMs

Part 2 of 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SBWJ8jaFrg

Fox News, alone of all the media, actually ran this story as a four part broadcast, and put the story up on its web site. Then, without explanation, Fox News erased the story from their web site and have never mentioned it again. CNN followed by "Orwellizing" their report of the two hour advance warning of the WTC attacks sent to Odigo employees. But far more telling is the admission made by a US Official in part one of the Fox News report that hard evidence existed linking the events of 9/11 not to Arab Muslims, but to some of the more than 200 Israeli spies arrested both before and after 9/11, but that this evidence had been CLASSIFIED.

"Investigators within the DEA, INS and FBI have all told Fox News that to pursue or even suggest Israeli spying ... is considered career suicide."
-- Carl Cameron, as quoted in The Spies Who Came In From The Art Sale

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

fearmongering

fearmongering breeds HATE.

Did you watch the Fox News reports he posted?

What does that have to do with fear-mongering? He posted some MSM News clips.

What do you call someone who hates hearing

the truth?

Answer: The Granger!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

Damn are we ever NOT getting screwed by Israel?

It's like they hate us for freeing their people from the holocaust or something.

yes...

as it WILL come up again and again...
as Greenwald keeps promoting the issue...
they WILL maintain plausible 'deniability'...
until
they can't.
Can't wait.

Tech Giants Are Not Lying

Thank you for this, dducks :-)

Bump!

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul