XKeyscore: NSA tool collects ‘nearly everything a user does on the internet’ [Guardian]

• 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

31 July 2013

by Glenn Greenwald

A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing emails, online chats and the browsing histories of millions of individuals, according to documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden…

Full article link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/31/nsa-top-secret-program-online-data

(c) Guardian News & Media Ltd

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