Why Spying On Metadata Is Even MORE Intrusive than Listening to Content

Published on Global Research.ca, by Washington’s Blog, Jan 16, 2014.

The government has sought to reassure us that it is only tracking “metadata” such as the time and place of the calls, and not the content of the calls.
There is substantial evidence from top whistleblowers that the government is recording the content of our call … word-for-word.
And former CIA deputy director – and White House NSA spying panel member – Mike Morrell says thatmetadata is content.
But even accepting the government’s claims at face value, technology experts say that “metadata” can bemore revealing than the content of your actual phone calls … //

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