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Old 02-27-2013
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Re: Sailboat missing off CA coast

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Originally Posted by PorFin View Post
There's also the whole restriction on gathering intelligence on U.S. persons -- the only "three letter" federal organization that can do this legally is the FBI. If the NSA were to assist, they'd be in for a very long day in front of the Congressional intel oversight committees.
Isn't 65NM offshore "international waters"?

I honestly thought this couldn't be a hoax because the transmission would have to originate offshore, and who, I mean who, would actually BE offshore and initiate a hoax like this? It was a good point brought up by someone else on this thread that it could be someone with a beef with the CG. Prior boarding that didn't go well for them perhaps...

I hope they catch them.

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