Something I wrote some years ago, mostly as an accident. But still relevant for today, even more then ever.
Realistic Probabilities In Modern Signals Intelligence
In this article, we will present insight to the realistic possibilities of Internet mass surveillance. When talking about the threat of Internet surveillance, the common argument is that there is so much traffic that any one conversation or email won’t be picked up unless there is reason to suspect those concerned; it is impossible that “they” can listen to us all.
Germany currently sees a micro-scandal surrounding a murder that lies 32 years in the past. What happened? Some RAF (Red Army Fraction) terrorists killed Mr. Buback (chief federal prosecutor of Germany) and two of his companions by firing an automatic weapon at his car. To this date it is unclear who exactly played which role in the murder, and specifically who fired the deadly shots. The son of Mr. Buback has now spent the better part of his life to press the investigators to finally come up with an answer, to no avail – until now. And the answer seems to include some political explosive information. Which is where the scandal begins: