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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. National Security Agency

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from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the United States cryptologic organization that coordinates and directs highly specialized activities to protect United States information systems and to produce foreign intelligence information

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Examples

  • You can imagine why the NSA is a big funder of NLP.

    Matthew Yglesias » Robots and DARPA

  • Being that the NSA is an executive agency, and Obama the President, I was under the impression that he is the boss of the NSA anyway …

    Matthew Yglesias » Podesta: Let Obama Keep His Blackberry

  • Congress can indeed set down rules (procedures) for the "government and regulation of the land and naval forces" and impinge of the preznit's CinC powers in doing so (I note in passing that the NSA is a military organisation whose director must be a military officer).

    Balkinization

  • To bounce him solely because of the NSA is a bit like convicting Al Capone of tax evasion.

    Balkinization

  • In the letter, he cited concerns about what he described as the NSA's growing domination of national cybersecurity initiatives as the main reason for his decision to quit.

    Latest from Computerworld

  • George Maschke, a former U.S. military counterterrorism translator who flunked an FBI polygraph and went on to help found an organization opposed to its use in employment screening, calls the NSA video Orwellian.

    Buzz on lie detectors is all a lie, NSA video says

  • George Maschke, a former U.S. military counterterrorism translator who flunked an FBI polygraph and went on to help found an organization opposed to its use in employment screening, calls the NSA video “Orwellian.”

    NSA lie detectors no sweat, video says

  • For additional information about the complicity of Democrats on domestic spying, here's an article by Ray McGovern called NSA Spying: What Did Pelosi Know?.

    Why Obama's Support For FISA Cave-In Is Such A Downer

  • Rod Beckstrom, former chief of the National Cyber Security Center, which is charged with coordinating cyber-security activities across the U.S. government, quit in March, warning in his resignation letter that the growing reliance on the NSA was a "bad strategy" that poses "threats to our democratic processes."

    Military Command Is Created for Cyber Security

  • That seems easier. [editor's note: the NSA is the internal intelligence agency in the United States]

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