Glenn Greenwald: how the NSA tampers with US-made internet routers [Guardian]

— The NSA has been covertly implanting interception tools in US servers heading overseas – even though the US government has warned against using Chinese technology for the same reasons, says Glenn Greenwald, in an extract from his new book about the Snowden affair, No Place to Hide —

Glenn Greenwald

12 May 2014

For years, the US government loudly warned the world that Chinese routers and other internet devices pose a “threat” because they are built with backdoor surveillance functionality that gives the Chinese government the ability to spy on anyone using them…[But the Americans do just this, without providing evidence of their accusations against China]…

Excerpted; full article link: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/12/glenn-greenwald-nsa-tampers-us-internet-routers-snowden

(c) Guardian News & Media Ltd

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