I read last night about the NSA having a tool (XKEYSCORE) where a VPN doesn’t protect you.
Yeah… from the NSA, you’re right. Might help with your ISP though. XKEYSCORE became pretty infamous during the height of the Edward Snowden fervor. People have now moved their attention to brewing war all over the globe and largely don’t care.
One more attack our soil and people will willingly give up more freedom than they already have in the name of ‘safety’.
I was going to say this earlier, but I read if all else fails… the NSA can just clamp monitoring/decrypting devices to the OUTSIDE of huge fiber optic lines that run either in the ground or deep in the ocean.
The Fourth Amendment has already been effectively nullified.