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With Apple and several other companies moving their manufacturing process to US, it makes you wonder how all of this isn't connected to NSA. rolleyes.gif
    
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post #12 of 16
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With Apple and several other companies moving their manufacturing process to US, it makes you wonder how all of this isn't connected to NSA. rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by Art Vanelay View Post

I would not at all be surprised if the NSA did this. I wouldn't be surprised at all if this were done on every CPU manufactured by a United States company, these days.


Would it be tinfoil hat'ish to ask yourself how readily contracts are won and things work out for these big companies.. because they can use industrial espionage to listen into global deals and shape the markets under a proviso that the backdoor gets engineered into their latest hardware and then sold to Russia and China

that would just be too obvious and pure tinfoil BS impossible to imagine what was just imagined..
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Not surprised at all.
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you americans with your NSA...
i LOL'd hard when all you guys were shocked to learn NSA, one of the bodies of the government to protect your country was actually tracking each one of you guys lachen.gif
i know its an invasion of private life but when you give facebook/twitter (free speech, practically) you have to go over-protective to avoid a huge mess up.
 
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post #15 of 16
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bad intel news, I love it.

How did you determine this to be an intelligent comment?
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I would not at all be surprised if the NSA did this. I wouldn't be surprised at all if this were done on every CPU manufactured by a United States company, these days.

And here come the tinfoil hats.
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And here come the tinfoil hats.
Well, this is the kind of thing that the NSA has done before, and it does sound like something they'd do.
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