Friday, May 12, 2006

Big Brother is Watching!

Andy McCarthy asks the musical question, Is the NSA the government’s only data miner?
After all, if you wade through all the layers of reporter Leslie Cauley’s conscious misdirection—including the silly observations about government failing to seek judicial warrants before obtaining non-private information for which government has never been required to get warrants—you will learn that scrupulous measures were actually taken by the National Security Agency and cooperating telephone companies to withhold customer names, street addresses and other personal identifiers from the government.
Who is the mysterious data miner of which he writes? Prepare for a shocking answer!