Security vs Liberty

Leaked NSA doc reveals ‘sheer luck’ needed to find useful info in sea of surveillance data

This is the national security program Marco Rubio apparently puts ahead of the 4th Amendment. It’s actually more like the TSA playing with keyboards.

The NSA didn’t know it was already sitting on a “goldmine” of data on one of its targets until one of its analysts discovered it by “sheer luck,” according to an internal newsletter entry leaked by Edward Snowden.

It increases our chance of getting lucky, but does not fulfill what’s promised in exchange for giving up civil liberties.