Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Snitch of the Week: 4/9 - 4/15

(Hey, whatcha doing?)

Mark Klein, a retired AT & T technician, has confirmed what I have known since I tried on my first tinfoil hat as a youth.
The government is spying on me.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing AT & T for cooperating with the NSA and providing open access to customer's phone calls as well as allowing customer's Internet traffic to be mined and monitored.

According to the article, an NSA agent showed up at Klein's San Fran job in 2002 to interview a technician for a special job and then in January 2003, Klein saw a new room being built next to the equipment that routes long distance and international calls. He then found out that the person who was interviewed for the secret job was the person installing the equipment the room. The regular technician work force was not allowed in the room.

"Um, hey Mark, go grab a bagel while these large men in dark suits install these mysterious machines in this guarded room you can't go in."

Noticing that the abovee situation was rather sketchy, he saved a few company documents and dropped the dime on his company by passing on those documents to the EFF after they filed their lawsuit.

Klein came forward because he believed that the wiretapping and surveillance Bush has been illegally conducting, went further than dirty A-rabs talking to their terrorist family members overseas and in fact extends to a larger populoation of Americans than indicated.

Mark Klein, for your keen eye and ability to rise above the company man mentality, you are the Snitch of the Week.


  1. That's what I'm saying there used to be a number you could call and if the computer spoke your number your phone was supposedly tapped. The only person whose number was given was my man who has always had a problem with any phone in his name.

  2. I'll give you the benefit of the doubt and assume you didn't steal my shit. In fact, I predicted that Mr. Klein would be nominated as a Snitch of the Week.

  3. Amadeo- I think I heard of that number.
    There also a number you could call to make your own phone ring.

    Jesus- I had the Science and Mark Klein as the Snitch of the week for a while.

    I'm glad people actually anticipate the Snitch of the Week though. Makes me feel special.
    Hopefully I can steal something from you in the future.

  4. I used to use both of those numbers but the one where they said your phone # had nothing to do with tapping.

    I think it was 958 if i remember correctly. To get the phone company to call you back (test your ringer) you had to dial 660 and your phone number. Then hang up 3 times.

    I haven't tried either of these in a long-ass time and it's likely they don't work anymore.