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Ex-Prez Jimmy Carter

I Won't Email ... Because

The NSA Is Spying On Me!

3/23/2014 12:28 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Former US President Jimmy Carter is so convinced the U.S. is monitoring his movements ... he won't send emails when he communicates with foreign leaders.

Carter was angry about what he believes are gross abuses on the part of the NSA ... so he said Sunday on "Meet the Press."  It didn't seem theoretical ...he really believes he's being watched.

Carter says he's forced to use snail mail because it's the only want to ensure his privacy.

Let's be honest ... how many 89-year olds know how to email?

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1.

Kelly    

This is heartbreaking. I'm old enough to remember when this was the spying behavior of the Soviets. We dreaded it over here and celebrated our freedom as Americans. Now we're the KGB.

123 days ago
2.

hundalei    

"insure his privacy" Oh geez TMZ who is writing this weekend? One cannot "insure" their privacy, but they can "ensure" it! Please Harvey, hire people who can write & speak English properly. You are contributing to the idiocy of America by posting such errors.

123 days ago
3.

Kelly    

Arnold Schwarzenegger recently made a similar remark - he doesn't use email because it can be "used as evidence." A terrible state of affairs on all sides of the political spectrum.

123 days ago
4.

static    

Yes the postal system is so much more secure because a paper envelope can't possibly be opened.

123 days ago
5.

Jim    

See... even the peanut farmer gets it.

123 days ago
6.

B4-I-FU-RU-18?    

E-mail. What's that ?

123 days ago
7.

tmzcommenter    

With Social Media a lot of people are voluntarily giving out private information. Facebook and Google know more about you than the NSA.

123 days ago
8.

zombie    

What is Jimmy worried about? The NSA seeing emails from the AARP and coupons for early bird specials sent to his In Box? It is. However, Big Brother in this country. You are not even guaranteed privacy inside your own home thanks to Google. There are eyes and ears EVERYWHERE. So many like the idea of Big Government, now you have it. ENJOY!,

123 days ago
9.

Truth is    

Police state.....blind goats won't get it

123 days ago
10.

Gordo    

If we've ever had a president smart enough to use email, it was him
He is a very well educated and intelligent man
Don't believe me google it

123 days ago
11.

HumanNature    

I HOPE THAT NAS CAN READ THIS:


┌∩┐(◣_◢)┌∩┐ !!!!

123 days ago
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HumanNature    

I HOPE THAT NSA CAN READ THIS:


┌∩┐(◣_◢)┌∩┐ !!!!

123 days ago
13.

Lebowski    

Ensure his privacy, not insure. Can't TMZ afford to hire any high school graduates?

123 days ago
14.

Hammer    

Got something to hide? There is no "one" person reading or listening to phone calls. They are computer algorithms looking for key words that might be used by unfriendlys. They don't care about your wife txting you to pick up milk and eggs on the way home or even if you're 5exting with the babysitter. People need to see the bigger picture and get their head out of their a$$es

123 days ago
15.

amygoff1979    

News flash tmz, just because you are old doesn't mean you are not able to use technology.

123 days ago
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