It is far BEFORE 9/11 so terrorism is just a pretext for governments to spy their citizens. http://www.searchlores.org/fiatlu/GUIDnumber.html "According to the Interception Capabilities www.aci.net/kalliste <http://www.aci.net/kalliste/echelon/ic2000.htm>2000 report, Lotusbuilt in an NSA "help information" trapdoor to its Notes system, as the Swedish government discovered to its embarrassment in 1997. By then, the system was in daily use for confidential mail by Swedish MPs, 15,000 tax agency staff and 400,000 to 500,000 citizens. (section 43) The report goes on to describe a feature called a "workfactor reduction field" that is built into Notes and incorporated into all email sent by non-US users ofthe system. The feature "broadcasts 24 of the 64 bits of the key used for each communication", and relies on a public key system that can only be read by the NSA. "