This morning, we told you about a top secret order from the federal government that allowed the NSA to access millions of U.S relive videoen. citizens phone records.

And now the Washington Post reports that the federal government has been mining data from nine major U.S java 6 kostenlosen. internet companies as well.

The wide-ranging secret program has allowed the NSA and FBI to extract such personal information as e-mails, photographs, video, etc ist von youtube musiken legal. – even communications that allow analysts to track a person’s movements.

The National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S prime video herunterladen. Internet companies, extracting audio, video, photographs, e-mails, documents and connection logs that enable analysts to track a person’s movements and contacts over time herunterladen.

The highly classified program, code-named PRISM, has not been disclosed publicly before. Its establishment in 2007 and six years of exponential growth took place beneath the surface of a roiling debate over the boundaries of surveillance and privacy waipuen. Even late last year, when critics of the foreign intelligence statute argued for changes, the only members of Congress who know about PRISM were bound by oaths of office to hold their tongues download images illegally.

An internal presentation on the Silicon Valley operation, intended for senior analysts in the NSA’s Signals Intelligence Directorate, described the new tool as the most prolific contributor to the President’s Daily Brief, which cited PRISM data in 1,477 articles last year series from joyn. According to the briefing slides, obtained by The Washington Post, “NSA reporting increasingly relies on PRISM” as its leading source of raw material, accounting for nearly 1 in 7 intelligence reports excel 2017 for free german.

That is a remarkable figure in an agency that measures annual intake in the trillions of communications. It is all the more striking because the NSA, whose lawful mission is foreign intelligence, is reaching deep inside the machinery of American companies that host hundreds of millions of American-held accounts on American soil 187 herunterladen.

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The technology companies, which participate knowingly in PRISM operations, include most of the dominant global players of Silicon Valley. They are listed on a roster that bears their logos in order of entry into the program: “Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, Apple.” PalTalk, although much smaller, has hosted significant traffic during the Arab Spring and in the ongoing Syrian civil war.

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And yes, I see that the program started in 2007.  Which makes this a bipartisan infringement of civil liberties.  As such, the rage should be equally bi-partisan.