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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Found \Found\, imp. & p. p. of {Find}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Found \Found\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Founded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Founding}.] [F. fondre, L. fundere to found, pour.] To form by melting a metal, and pouring it into a mold; to cast. "Whereof to found their engines." --Milton.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Found \Found\, noun A thin, single-cut file for combmakers.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Found \Found\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Founded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Founding}.] [F. fonder, L. fundare, fr. fundus bottom. See 1st {Bottom}, and cf. {Founder}, verb (used without an object), {Fund}.]

1. To lay the basis of; to set, or place, as on something solid, for support; to ground; to establish upon a basis, literal or figurative; to fix firmly.

I had else been perfect, Whole as the marble, founded as the rock. --Shak.

A man that all his time Hath founded his good fortunes on your love. --Shak.

It fell not, for it was founded on a rock. --Matt. vii. 25.

2. To take the ffirst steps or measures in erecting or building up; to furnish the materials for beginning; to begin to raise; to originate; as, to found a college; to found a family.

There they shall found Their government, and their great senate choose. --Milton.

Syn: To base; ground; institute; establish; fix. See {Predicate}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Find \Find\ (f[imac]nd), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Found} (found); p. pr. & vb. n. {Finding}.] [AS. findan; akin to D. vinden, OS. & OHG. findan, G. finden, Dan. finde, icel. & Sw. finna, Goth. fin[thorn]an; and perh. to L. petere to seek, Gr. pi'ptein to fall, Skr. pat to fall, fly, E. petition.]

1. To meet with, or light upon, accidentally; to gain the first sight or knowledge of, as of something new, or unknown; hence, to fall in with, as a person.

Searching the window for a flint, I found This paper, thus sealed up. --Shak.

In woods and forests thou art found. --Cowley.

2. To learn by experience or trial; to perceive; to experience; to discover by the intellect or the feelings; to detect; to feel. "I find you passing gentle." --Shak.

The torrid zone is now found habitable. --Cowley.

3. To come upon by seeking; as, to find something lost. (a) To discover by sounding; as, to find bottom. (b) To discover by study or experiment direct to an object or end; as, water is found to be a compound substance. (c) To gain, as the object of desire or effort; as, to find leisure; to find means. (d) To attain to; to arrive at; to acquire.

Seek, and ye shall find. --Matt. vii. 7.

Every mountain now hath found a tongue. --Byron.

4. To provide for; to supply; to furnish; as, to find food for workemen; he finds his nephew in money.

Wages [pounds]14 and all found. --London Times.

Nothing a day and find yourself. --Dickens.

5. To arrive at, as a conclusion; to determine as true; to establish; as, to find a verdict; to find a true bill (of indictment) against an accused person.

To find his title with some shows of truth. --Shak.

{To find out}, to detect (a thief); to discover (a secret) -- to solve or unriddle (a parable or enigma); to understand. "Canst thou by searching find out God?" --Job. xi. 7. "We do hope to find out all your tricks." --Milton.

{To find fault with}, to blame; to censure.

{To find one's self}, to be; to fare; -- often used in speaking of health; as, how do you find yourself this morning?

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: come upon unexpectedly or after searching; "found art"; "the lost-and-found department" [ant: {lost}]


1: food and lodging provided in addition to money; "they worked for $30 and found"


1: set up or found; "She set up a literacy program" [syn: {establish}, {set up}, {found}, {launch}] [ant: {abolish}, {get rid of}]

2: set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department" [syn: {establish}, {found}, {plant}, {constitute}, {institute}]

3: use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation" [syn: {establish}, {base}, {ground}, {found}]

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Electronic Frontier Foundation Golden Key Campaign

I don't want Uncle Sam having my SIM Card private keys. I don't want Comcast giving all it's "business records" regarding owners of all i.p. addresses. I think for the government to request that would be a severe abuse of power. That would be bulk surveillance. I want to know if the government has made any such request of Comcast. Here is a FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT request:

All the FISA courts are secret. All the telephone company metadata has been siezed through FISA warrants. All the FISA judges are appointed by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

United States of America Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts

My ISP is Comcast Cable Communications Inc. and I write about my interactions with them in the FULL DISCLOSURE SCREENSHOT above.


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would be interested in the PUBLIC INTEREST aspects of my banking suggestions.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

My bank is JP Morgan Chase. What kind of bulk "business records" does this bank surrender based on FISA warrants?