All Your Texts Belong to the NSA

NSA collects millions of text messages daily in 'untargeted' global sweep: "The National Security Agency has collected almost 200 million text messages a day from across the globe, using them to extract data including location, contact networks and credit card details, according to top-secret documents. ...The NSA program, codenamed Dishfire, collects 'pretty much everything it can,' according to [UK spy agency] GCHQ documents, rather than merely storing the communications of existing surveillance targets."


I know this totally isn't How It Works, but I nonetheless love the idea of some poor put-upon NSA analyst sitting at a shitty desk in a garbage cubicle having to read every one of Deeky's and my terrific text conversations about buttholes, chemical peels, and Flowers in the Attic.

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