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NSA Says It Can’t Search Its Own Emails
Posted By admin On July 24, 2013 @ 5:08 am In Featured Stories,Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
July 24, 2013
The NSA is a “supercomputing powerhouse ” with machines so powerful their speed is measured in thousands of trillions  of operations per second. The agency turns its giant machine brains to the task of sifting through unimaginably large  troves of data its surveillance programs capture.
But ask the NSA, as part of a freedom of information request, to do a seemingly simple search of its own employees’ email? The agency says it doesn’t have the technology.
“There’s no central method to search an email at this time with the way our records are set up, unfortunately,” NSA Freedom of Information Act officer Cindy Blacker told me last week.
The system is “a little antiquated and archaic,” she added.
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URLs in this post:
 ProPublica: http://www.propublica.org/article/nsa-says-it-cant-search-own-emails
 supercomputing powerhouse: http://www.informationweek.com/government/enterprise-architecture/nsa-building-8965-million-supercomputing/229402009?nomobile=1
 thousands of trillions: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/03/ff_nsadatacenter/all/
 unimaginably large: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/27/nsa-online-metadata-collection
 Copyright Industry Calls for Broad Search Engine Censorship: http://www.prisonplanet.com/copyright-industry-calls-for-broad-search-engine-censorship.html
 State to ‘spy’ on every phone call, email and web search: http://www.prisonplanet.com/state-to-spy-on-every-phone-call-email-and-web-search-2.html
 How to hide emails from government snooping: http://www.prisonplanet.com/how-to-hide-emails-from-government-snooping.html
 EPA using same tactics as terror groups to hide emails from the government: http://www.prisonplanet.com/epa-using-same-tactics-as-terror-groups-to-hide-emails-from-the-government.html
 ‘Homeland’ To Scan Emails, Monitor Web Traffic: http://www.prisonplanet.com/homeland-to-scan-emails-monitor-web-traffic.html
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