Reply to post: Targeted vs. opportunistic

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Eugene Crosser

Targeted vs. opportunistic

The stance "if you are a target then this technology won't help you" is red herring.

Of course it will not. If you are targeted then (presumably) you know what you are doing, and know how to protect yourself.

The point of technology similar to this is to thwart NSA-style opportunistic eavesdropping rather than CIA-style targeted operations. As long as it works - job done.

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