NSA Examines U.S. Citizens' Social Network Activity

As each and every layer is uncovered on how the NSA and the administration infringes more and more on the lives of its citizens and population at large - The question still remains: Is Edward Snowden the only one being held responsible for this? Seems more questions need to be asked at the Congressional level. Or have we given up altogether?


Via New York Times

Since 2010, the National Security Agency has been exploiting its huge collections of data to create sophisticated graphs of some Americans’ social connections that can identify their associates, their locations at certain times, their traveling companions and other personal information, according to newly disclosed documents and interviews with officials...

The spy agency began allowing the analysis of phone call and e-mail logs in November 2010 to examine Americans’ networks of associations for foreign intelligence purposes after N.S.A. officials lifted restrictions on the practice, according to documents provided by Edward J. Snowden, the former N.S.A. contractor.



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  • commented 2013-09-28 10:02:06 -0700
    Wow, thanks for the picture of Obama that links to this article. I had no idea Barack Obama was personally listening to my phone conversations!!!