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Ever heard of something called web service ? Why govt would duplicate data if it is already available somewhere ? These companies have built APIs and services that provide data directly to NSA ( allegedly ! ) Just because you can do multiplication and division doesn't mean they are doing way you are thinking. These are 1000 time smart-ass people than you who have pretty solid ways of petabytes of data. By the way 1 yottabyte is theoretical capacity you dumb ass. Next time think a little before you present your hypothesis and before writing off all claims made by others.

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