John Glaser is Editor at Antiwar.com. He has been published at The Washington Times, Al Jazeera, The American Conservative Magazine, and The Daily Caller, among other outlets. Follow him on Twitter @jwcglaser.
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Friday, December 27, 2013
Stanford Study: It Is Trivially Easy to Identify People With Metadata
When the NSA’s bulk collection of every single American’s phone records was disclosed this past summer, defenders of the program argued it was not invasive surveillance because it’s only metadata (who you called, when, and for how long) and doesn’t include the identity of the callers or the content of the conversation. “There are no names, there’s no content in that database,” Obama said in June .