Saturday, November 15, 2014

Secret US spy program targeted Americans' cellphones

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The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of cellphones through fake communications towers deployed on airplanes, a high-tech hunt for criminal suspects that is snagging large number of innocent Americans, according to people familiar with the operations.

The U.S. Marshals Service program, which became fully functional around 2007, operates Cessna aircraft from at least five metropolitan-area airports, with a flying range covering most of the U.S. population, according to people familiar with the program.

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  1. We need locations of the stationary ones.

    1. Seems I read about some stationary ones before, but didn't see it in this piece.

  2. There was an article about height dollar cell phones-ones that can't hacked were picking them up. I think the blaze had the article about it. This program needs to be defunded it's for spying on is period.

  3. Well they will sure know I feel if they are spying on mine. They might even learn a few things if they pay attention.