The recently declassified information on the “Einstein” Cyber Shield, a new technology developed by the NSA for use by the division of Homeland Security is a comprehensive tool for rooting out new terrorists threats by monitoring all communications on the internet. Let me say that again. ..By monitoring all communications on the internet. That’s right. If you were one of the people who were scared by the “Patriot Act” wait until you get a load of this. The “Einstein” Cyber shield will root through your emails looking for possible terrorist communications.
The problem with this is I’m sure it won’t stop there. Instant messaging conversations, blog entries, internet searches, tweets, all of these things could be monitored and recorded by this new technology. My suggestion to all of you who find this kind of intrusion unacceptable start protecting yourselves now. There are ways to encrypt emails andinstant messaging conversations. If you haven’t done it, you should start. I think what I would like to see is an international effort by people to tell Homeland Security that they are not happy about this new technology. Here is my idea:
Write a series of emails using tons of keywords that this system might pick up on like Al-Qaeda, Hamas, Jihad, World Trade Center, etc. Than attach a picture of your genitalia to all of these emails. Have all your friends do the same. Let’s send a clear message that we will not stand for our privacy being invaded by these clowns in Homeland Security.
So far the only threat Janet Napolitano has been able to detect is her monthly period. How are we supposed to entrust the security of our nation to such inept individuals such as Napolitano. Al-Qaeda probably has a party every time Janet Napolitano opens her big, fat mouth. The next presidential election can’t come soon enough in my opinion. We need to rid ourselves of Socialist and Communist Czars like Van Jones(Stepped-Down), Carol M. Browner,Ron Bloom, and homosexual Safe School Czar Kevin”boy-toucher”Jennings.(I am poking fun at Mr. Jennings not because he is gay, because he failed to report it when an underage male student informed him that he was having an affair with an older man. This is a crime and you shouldn’t cover it up just because it involves a homosexual relationship.)
Start safeguarding yourselves now before these idiots misconstrue something you say on the internet and come breaking down your door to find that you are not a member of a terrorist organization, but your ex-boyfriend did name your cat “Osama Bin Laden”.
For more on how the information police are going to invade your living room and probe your anus for weapons of mass destruction you can click HERE.
WASHINGTON — A secret history of the United States government’s Nazi-hunting operation concludes that American intelligence officials created a “safe haven” in the United States for Nazis and their collaborators after World War II, and it details decades of clashes, often hidden, with other nations over war criminals here and abroad.
The 600-page report, which the Justice Department has tried to keep secret for four years, provides new evidence about more than two dozen of the most notorious Nazi cases of the last three decades.
It describes the government’s posthumous pursuit of Dr. Josef Mengele, the so-called Angel of Death at Auschwitz, part of whose scalp was kept in a Justice Department official’s drawer; the vigilante killing of a former Waffen SS soldier in New Jersey; and the government’s mistaken identification of the Treblinka concentration camp guard known as Ivan the Terrible.
The report catalogs both the successes and failures of the band of lawyers, historians and investigators at the Justice Department’s Office of Special Investigations, which was created in 1979 to deport Nazis.
Perhaps the report’s most damning disclosures come in assessing the Central Intelligence Agency’s involvement with Nazi émigrés. Scholars and previous government reports had acknowledged the C.I.A.’s use of Nazis for postwar intelligence purposes. But this report goes further in documenting the level of American complicity and deception in such operations.
The Justice Department report, describing what it calls “the government’s collaboration with persecutors,” says that O.S.I investigators learned that some of the Nazis “were indeed knowingly granted entry” to the United States, even though government officials were aware of their pasts. “America, which prided itself on being a safe haven for the persecuted, became — in some small measure — a safe haven for persecutors as well,” it said.
The report also documents divisions within the government over the effort and the legal pitfalls in relying on testimony from Holocaust survivors that was decades old. The report also concluded that the number of Nazis who made it into the United States was almost certainly much smaller than 10,000, the figure widely cited by government officials.
The Justice Department has resisted making the report public since 2006. Under the threat of a lawsuit, it turned over a heavily redacted version last month to a private research group, the National Security Archive, but even then many of the most legally and diplomatically sensitive portions were omitted. A complete version was obtained by The New York Times.
The Justice Department said the report, the product of six years of work, was never formally completed and did not represent its official findings. It cited “numerous factual errors and omissions,” but declined to say what they were.
More than 300 Nazi persecutors have been deported, stripped of citizenship or blocked from entering the United States since the creation of the O.S.I., which was merged with another unit this year.
In chronicling the cases of Nazis who were aided by American intelligence officials, the report cites help that C.I.A. officials provided in 1954 to Otto Von Bolschwing, an associate of Adolf Eichmann who had helped develop the initial plans “to purge Germany of the Jews” and who later worked for the C.I.A. in the United States. In a chain of memos, C.I.A. officials debated what to do if Von Bolschwing were confronted about his past — whether to deny any Nazi affiliation or “explain it away on the basis of extenuating circumstances,” the report said.
The Justice Department, after learning of Von Bolschwing’s Nazi ties, sought to deport him in 1981. He died that year at age 72.
The report also examines the case of Arthur L. Rudolph, a Nazi scientist who ran the Mittelwerk munitions factory. He was brought to the United States in 1945 for his rocket-making expertise under Operation Paperclip, an American program that recruited scientists who had worked in Nazi Germany. (Rudolph has been honored by NASA and is credited as the father of the Saturn V rocket.)
The report cites a 1949 memo from the Justice Department’s No. 2 official urging immigration officers to let Rudolph back in the country after a stay in Mexico, saying that a failure to do so “would be to the detriment of the national interest.”
Justice Department investigators later found evidence that Rudolph was much more actively involved in exploiting slave laborers at Mittelwerk than he or American intelligence officials had acknowledged, the report says.
Some intelligence officials objected when the Justice Department sought to deport him in 1983, but the O.S.I. considered the deportation of someone of Rudolph’s prominence as an affirmation of “the depth of the government’s commitment to the Nazi prosecution program,” according to internal memos.
The Justice Department itself sometimes concealed what American officials knew about Nazis in this country, the report found.