Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Snowden/Greenwald reveal XKeyscore, vast NSA system to collect all email, social media activity, browsing histories

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Snowden/Greenwald reveal XKeyscore, vast NSA system to collect all email, social media activity, browsing histories
Posted By: MrFusion [Send E-Mail]
Date: Wednesday, 31-Jul-2013 14:51:20

Glenn Greenwald has released more of his held-in-reserve information from Edward Snowden, which contradicts previous denials of such capability from the NSA:
Article in the Guardian:
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XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'
• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data
• NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches
• Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history
• NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/31/nsa-top-secret-program-online-data
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The classified powerpoint presentation (32 slides):
http://www.theguardian.com/world/interactive/2013/jul/31/nsa-xkeyscore-program-full-presentation

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