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FISA Court Decisions are Information Technologies Business Promotions Costing Taxpayers Billions

Should the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court ever order an end to NSA data collection of American communications, we would buy less computer server storage capacity. If the need for government hard drive storage space collapses, companies like Western Digital, Seagate, Cisco, Booz Allen Hamilton, and others stock prices may take a hit. Purchases of their services would no longer be required.

This is the main reason FISA courts continue to order NSA data collection on all Americans. It's big business. One hand washes the other. FISA Courts will not stop what they're doing to us until we make them stop.

How many billions of dollars does each of these 90 day FISA Court decisions cost US Taxpayers? Let's figure that out.

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'We try to collect everything and hang on to it forever': US intelligence agencies' cosy relationship with academia and business may be hard to unwind

"Revelations of snooping into private data and communications on a massive scale by the Obama administration has shed a little daylight on the widespread and lucrative links between American intelligence agencies, industry and academia.

The Pentagon has long funded research into new technology, to the extent that it is claimed that Silicon Valley would not have developed without this revenue stream. The CIA formed its own non-profit private enterprise, In-Q-Tel, in 1999, specialising in advancing the development of technology for collecting and analysing information, which continues to back nearly 60 companies to this day.

The practice of the US government using business soared after the 9/11 attacks, with thousands like the whistleblower Edward Snowden recruited for George W. Bush’s War on Terror. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) in Washington estimated recently that almost one in four people working in the espionage field were in the pay of private concerns and no less than 70 per cent of the intelligence budget went to companies like Mr Snowden’s employer, Booz Allen Hamilton"

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/we-try-to-col...

Secret Court OKs Continued US Phone Surveillance

"WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret intelligence court has decided to continue an order that forces Verizon Communications to turn over hundreds of millions of telephone records to the government each day in its search for foreign terror or espionage suspects.

The longstanding Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order must be renewed every three months. It had been set to expire Friday.

National Intelligence Director James Clapper announced the new order."

http://www.salon.com/2013/07/19/secret_court_oks_continued_u...

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Federal Government

Federal Government, we don't want you doing this to us anymore.

It's ALL about taxpayer funded benefits for corporations

NSA Ain't Goin' Nowhere: Google, Apple et al - All Want NSA Snooping for Financial Protection
Submitted by Barracuda_Trader on Mon, 06/10/2013 - 07:33
inhttp://www.dailypaul.com/288369/nsa-aint-goin-nowhere-google-apple-et-al-all-want-the-snooping-for-financial-protection

The 50 companies that are playing the role of unwilling victims are the very drivers of the hunger for metadata.

Hackers have become so expensive that the big communications companies need taxpayer funded super security to minimize losses.

This goes all the way to Visa and Master Card -- any financial institution that's out on the web and subject to theft.

This is not about terrorism or anti-Constitutionalism.

It's pure corporatism.

"Fascism should more appropriately be called corporatism because it is the merger of state and corporate power." - Benito Mussolini

A corporatocracy is a system of government in which a corporation, group of corporations or entities run by corporations control the direction and governance of a country, either directly or indirectly. Although there officially are no true corporatocracies in the world, many people often criticize governments for being de facto corporatocracies that are heavily influenced by corporations. Proving that a government actually is a corporatocracy likely would be difficult, however, so this concept is mainly discussed in the circles of critics, political analysts and conspiracy theorists.

Many governments in places where the economic systems are based on free enterprise have been accused of being corporatocracies. In fact, many corporations contribute significant amounts of money to certain political candidates and causes. In many people's minds, this creates a sense of debt that the politician is obliged to pay back in the form of political favors.

http://www.dailypaul.com/288369/nsa-aint-goin-nowhere-google...

Once you realize this concept

Once you realize this concept is business as usual these days, Life becomes easy to understand.

without all the 'metadata

without all the 'metadata foot prints' it would be highly unlikely that we would have the kind of fast financial transactions we enjoy for everything from money bombs to dog food

Probably

some credence in what your discussing.

It's time! Rand Paul 2016!

"Truth, Justice, and the American Way!"

You Know What They Say

Follow the Money.

The NSA is one of at least 15

The NSA is one of at least 15 intelligence agencies, and combined the total U.S. intelligence budget in 2012 was $75 billion.