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New Secret Surveillance Order, Orwell's Fictional "1984" in Reality

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A cover of George Orwell's fictional "1984"

 

 

 

 

 

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Is there any further need to doubt whether we have become the modern day equivalent of George Orwell's fictional "1984"?

Through a top secret court order signed by a FISA judge it requires Verizon, one of the largest phone companies in America with tens of million customers "to provide the NSA with daily information on all telephone calls by its customers within the United States and from foreign locations into the United States." [1]

The website of the Guardian newspaper first reported the secret order and produced a copy "which two former U.S. officials told the Washington Post appears to be authentic". [2]  

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