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Those are some brave souls.

I hope they've filed all their tax returns and retained all their receipts for the last decade or so. They might need to produce them soon.

Can you pardon someone who hasn't been convicted of anything... yet?

In truth I'm surprised that anyone is surprised at this whole story. I'm reasonably sure that monitoring of foreigners internet and phones has been going on for a very long time and is especially useful for providing targets for the drones (Recall Bin Laden refused to use cellphones and insisted on couriers which eventually led to his downfall). It is a really small step to see who is on the other end of the line?

Any <there is always someone who has no idea... in this case that would be me> mouse
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