Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 6th Jun 2013 15:33 UTC
Legal "The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms providers, under a top secret court order issued in April. The order, a copy of which has been obtained by the Guardian, requires Verizon on an 'ongoing, daily basis' to give the NSA information on all telephone calls in its systems, both within the US and between the US and other countries. The document shows for the first time that under the Obama administration the communication records of millions of US citizens are being collected indiscriminately and in bulk - regardless of whether they are suspected of any wrongdoing." Hey Americans, welcome to the club. And here we were, afraid of Google!
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"And here we were, afraid of Google"
by M.Onty on Fri 7th Jun 2013 10:28 UTC
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Update from the Grauniad, which seems to have tapped into a pretty fertile seam of US intelligence stories:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/us-tech-giants-nsa-data

Edited 2013-06-07 10:28 UTC

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