From the archive, originally posted by: [ spectre ]

“Frankly, the only people who have any doubt about the existence of Echelon are in the United States,”
http://wired-vig.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,15295,00.html

HARDWARE BEHIND ECHELON
http://www.techworld.com/storage/news/index.cfm?NewsID=2430

“Echelon was my baby” – Interview with Margaret Newsham
http://www.agitprop.org.au/stopnato/20000221echelbladn.htm

“The evidence and the many statements which tally with each other,
including some from American sources, the existence of a global system
for intercepting communications, ‘operating with the participation of
the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New
Zealand under the UK-USA Agreement, is no longer in doubt’.”
http://compnetworking.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http://www.cyber%2Drights.org/interception/echelon/

NSA Admits to Spying on Princess Diana
http://compnetworking.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http://washingtonpost.com/wp%2Dsrv/national/daily/dec98/diana12.htm

Record Solid State Disk Sale by Texas Memory Systems
http://www.superssd.com/pressrelease/2004-03-09.htm

“Backed by In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s technology incubator, Spotfire Inc. this
week will introduce a tool for uncovering patterns and relationships in
information extracted from E-mail messages that will be as useful for
anti-terrorism efforts as it will be for analyzing business data.”
http://www.optimizemag.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=166403982

National Security Archive
http://cryptome.org/nsa-ussid18.htm

ECHELON
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ECHELON