government surveillance is on the rise

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  1. pwsincd
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    " Governments around the world made nearly 21,000 requests for access to Google data in the first six months of this year, according to the search engine.
    Its Transparency Report indicates government surveillance of online lives is rising sharply. "
    Source : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20319505
    Who has anything to fear ?
     
  2. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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  3. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    big Obama is watching! :creep:
     
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    narutofan777 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    what a waste of money.
     
  5. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

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    I'm just gonna sit idly by and watch the fearmongering and paranoia build as they usually do in these threads.

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  6. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    Aren't you aware that the frequency of your farts is measured and then the delta of the standard deviation over two weeks is used to determine whether you get stopped for a search at the airport or not?

    I mean this is obviously why my google results have included less funny cat pictures and more breasts.

    I should move to Canada, THEY don't have mandatory health care. Also Europe will welcome me with open arms. Not france, they don't shave.

    Hold on, I'll finish this post later, my friend just killed a buck with his bare hands by punching it in the nuts so hard the whole thing exploded, I gotta' go help him clean it up before the cops get suspicious.

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  7. Sheimi

    Sheimi A cute Vixen!

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    lol, I hope they like my google searches :creep:. tbh, I don't even remember what I searched for between January to June this year. Oh well, now they know a bit more about me :P
     
  8. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    You know, I had never considered the government's possible encroachment on our privacy and what some would call a step towards a true, Orwellian police state in that way before. Wow.

    Thank you for your enlightening words of wisdom.
     
  9. Vampire Lied

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    Not really news imo. If anyone thought they weren't watching, they were just naive.
     
  10. omgpwn666

    omgpwn666 Guy gamer and proud!

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    What are we looking up that the government hasn't?
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  11. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    Well considering that some places have a much heavier surveillance already (Yes you China and Iran), I don't see the big issue here. Most are probably related to some kind of crime investigation, which - believe it or not - happens on the internet! :O
     
  12. pwsincd
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    all this because of megaupload :creep:
     
  14. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    Checked out an entry there...

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    There's literally companies out there with the sole purpose of sending mass takedown requests, and some of them have sent the same site over two thousand times? No wonder Google says most of the takedown requests they get are invalid...
     
  15. BORTZ

    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    Oh boy I have soo much to hide from the feds. Shiz.

    They already have your info and whatever they need if they want it. It's nothing to worry about.
     
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    Ugh. This is really retarded. Yay for more freedom-oppressing jackholes!

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