PRISM && Excited Guardianista

Caspar Bowden (lists) lists at
Fri Jun 7 15:40:24 BST 2013

These may explain why it's not old hat (search my name since January if 
want more)

NSA have confirmed the story


On 06/07/13 12:22, Roland Perry wrote:
> In article <B71A727C-0740-4AE2-86D8-8AC7EA22E896 at>, Ian 
> Batten <igb at> writes
>> The Graun are very excited about: 
>> The most interesting thing to me is that he slides they have say it 
>> has a budget of $20m per year.
> This story resurfaces every year pretty much. Must be that time again.
> Last year, one version of the story estimated that they've amassed 20 
> trillion data records. At $20m that would be a bargain.
> On the other hand "Wired" seems to think the budget for the latest 
> data centre was $2bn.

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