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  1. Subscribersonhouse
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    10 Jun '13 11:31
    So he just confirmed what we knew all along. BTW, here is a new bit by computer scientists that should make all this even easier, digging information out of the cloud even:

    http://phys.org/news/2013-06-cloud-algorithm-major-problem-homomorphic.html
  2. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    10 Jun '13 22:561 edit
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    So he just confirmed what we knew all along. BTW, here is a new bit by computer scientists that should make all this even easier, digging information out of the cloud even:

    http://phys.org/news/2013-06-cloud-algorithm-major-problem-homomorphic.html
    "Homomorphic encryption ensures that the server has no idea what the search term is or which records match it. As a consequence, however, it has no choice but to send back information on every record in the database. The user's computer can decrypt that information to see which records matched and which didn't, but then it's assuming much of the computational burden that it was trying to offload to the cloud in the first place." (one paragraph, only... read on)

    Amazing and Frightening!! Don't you get the sense that this 'factual disclosure' represents a thimble full of its totality?
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    10 Jun '13 22:59
    He'e already missing. (Or found?!)

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22850901
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    11 Jun '13 19:22
    who thought that information was safe on a fast data processing machine in a network with other fast data processing machines?
  5. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    25 Jun '13 21:091 edit
    Typically, Putin's behaving like a bare-knuckle street fighter.
  6. Subscribersonhouse
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    26 Jun '13 02:24
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Typically, Putin's behaving like a bare-knuckle street fighter.
    Which he is. He is proud of it.
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    26 Jun '13 02:41
    America's ramping up the pressure on countries over their whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The USA have assumed he's in Russia waiting to travel to a third country, possibly Ecuador.

    The US now says his passport was revoked two hours after the Department of Justice filed charges at the weekend - and Russia should not have allowed him into the country. But it now appears Ecuador gave him the out, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says they gave him a refugee document of passage.

    Snowden has failed to show up for a flight he was booked on to Cuba. The plane was packed with journalists but, by the time they learned he wasn't on board, the doors were closed and there was no way out of the long 12 hour flight to Havana. Some sources suggest Snowdon's already left Moscow on a different flight and is heading to Ecuador where he'll claim asylum, and it all seems like an episode out of The Fugitive.

    The question of where Edward Snowden will end up is intriguing journalists, and the rest of the world. Snowden appears to have received documents giving him a refugee rite of passage issued by Ecuador. Ecuador's foreign minister says protection for fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is an issue of freedom of expression. Ricardo Patino says his government is analysing a request for asylum by the whistleblower. Speaking at a summit in Vietnam, Patino says Ecuador always acts on principle, not in its own interest, and Snowden's application is important for the security of citizens around the world.

    - RBG News/Newstalk ZB
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    26 Jun '13 10:24
    Originally posted by Kewpie
    America's ramping up the pressure on countries over their whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The USA have assumed he's in Russia waiting to travel to a third country, possibly Ecuador.

    The US now says his passport was revoked two hours after the Department of Justice filed charges at the weekend - and Russia should not have allowed him into the country. But ...[text shortened]... st, and Snowden's application is important for the security of citizens around the world.
    Substitute traitor for whistleblower.
  9. Subscribersonhouse
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    26 Jun '13 10:47
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Substitute traitor for whistleblower.
    This may be but why did the government all of a sudden claim they foiled 50 terrorist plots AFTER the revelations by Snowden? Why didn't they show that fact before the intrigue?
  10. Subscriberkevcvs57
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    26 Jun '13 10:50
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Substitute traitor for whistleblower.
    Traitor for disclosing NSA's activities regarding China etc, but surely a patriot for alerting US citizens to NSA's activities regarding them.
  11. Subscribersonhouse
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    28 Jun '13 12:15
    Originally posted by kevcvs57
    Traitor for disclosing NSA's activities regarding China etc, but surely a patriot for alerting US citizens to NSA's activities regarding them.
    One thing for sure, Snowball is going to have to learn Spanish🙂 I wonder who is grilling him in Russia right now.
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    28 Jun '13 12:57
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    One thing for sure, Snowball is going to have to learn Spanish🙂 I wonder who is grilling him in Russia right now.
    that's what i'm afraid of: we'll never hear of snowball again, and the russians will have all the info he has/had

    even the info the public doesn't know about
  13. Subscribersonhouse
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    28 Jun '13 14:47
    Originally posted by empovsun
    that's what i'm afraid of: we'll never hear of snowball again, and the russians will have all the info he has/had

    even the info the public doesn't know about
    That is a worry. Sucking him dry and then he shows up in a ditch somewhere in Cuba.
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