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[FYI] (Fwd) NSA Declassified

[Zu ECHELON siehe z.B. 

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Date sent:      	Mon, 24 Jan 2000 15:43:40 -0500
To:             	ukcrypto@maillist.ox.ac.uk
From:           	John Young <jya@pipeline.com>
Subject:        	NSA Declassified
Send reply to:  	ukcrypto@maillist.ox.ac.uk

Noted intelligence author Jeffrey Richelson and the 
National Security Archives have obtained some 17 
declassified documents from the NSA tracing its history 
and operations. One of them confirms for the first time 
in an official document the existence of Echelon (except 
for a thumbnail photo of  the word in Duncan Campbell's 
EuroParl report):

Richelson's introduction:


The documents with annotations by Richelson:


The lie put out by DoD for years that Echelon was only
a fabrication of journalists is now shown to be what it was.

And there's more good stuff, including a letters of
Stewart Baker and others with a need to know and never
ever tell.

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