All about NSA's and AT&T's Big Brother machine, the Narus 6400
The system monitors 10 billion bits per second at level four and 2500 million bits per second at level seven. For reference, the 256K DSL line I am using equals .24 million bits per second. So one NarusInsight machine can look at 10,000 million DSL lines at once in great detail. That is a pretty damn big number. This is some really serious hardware with equally serious software.
At the Daily Kos.
[ Read more ]