The potential of the surveillance state goes way beyond anything in George Orwell's , Alan Rusbridger , the Guardian's editor-in-chief, told an audience in New York on Monday. Speaking in the wake of a series of revelations in the Guardian about the extent of the National Security Agency's surveillance operations, Rusbridger said: "Orwell could never have imagined anything as complete as this, this concept of scooping up everything all the time. Rusbridger said the NSA stories were "clearly" not a story about totalitarianism, but that an infrastructure had been created that could be dangerous if it fell into the wrong hands. David Cameron is a nice social Democrat. About three hours from London in Greece there are some very nasty political parties. What there is is the infrastructure for total surveillance.
Its headquarters are in Fort Meade, Maryland. The NSA grew out of the communications intelligence activities of U. It was established in by a presidential directive from Harry S. Truman in which he specified its mission as.
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The National Security Agency is a highly specialized and vital unit of the American intelligence community that works to create and break secret codes, a science known as cryptology. Department of Defense. The work of the National Security Agency is done in secret and in the name of national security. The government did not even acknowledge the NSA existed for some time. The National Security Agency gathers intelligence by conducting surveillance on its adversaries through the collection of phone-call, email and Internet data.