PRISM by the Numbers: A Guide to the Government’s Secret Internet Data-Mining Program By Victor LuckersonJune 06, 20137 Comments |
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The National Security Administration campus is seen in Fort Meade, Md., June 6, 2013.
One day after The Guardian [url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/nsa-phone-records-verizon-court-order?guni=Network%20front:network-front%20main-2%20Special%20trail:Network%20front%20-%20special%20trailosition1:sublinks]revealed[/url] that the U.S. government has been secretly collecting call log data from millions of Verizon customers, The Washington Post reported Thursday that the government’s monitoring of American’s data goes much, much deeper. The FBI and the National Security Agency are mining the servers of the country’s biggest technology companies for the purpose of hunting spies and terrorists. The program, code-named PRISM, is massive in scope and involves web services that many Americans use every day.
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