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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Also known as the little elves [greenend.org.uk] problem.
    • I like that "little elves".

      If we suppose for the moment that the State really does wants to carry out widespread snooping into our private conversations, does it have enough "little elves" to do so even with modern technology at their disposal?

      The US gov't is essentially in the process of building Acme::LittleElves. With the joy of automation we don't need as many *real* elves anymore... But real police officers and other agents are required to make the arrests so I see your point. The plot line [imdb.com] of Phil