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AT&T helped NSA in US internet spying - report

Monday 17 August 2015 | 09:23 CET | News
The US National Security Agency relied heavily on cooperation from AT&T for its spying on internet traffic passing through the US, according to a report by the New York Times and ProPublica. NSA documents obtained from the whistleblower Edward Snowden show that the relationship with AT&T has been considered unique and especially productive. One document described it as "highly collaborative," while another lauded the company's "extreme willingness to help." AT&T's cooperation involved a broad range of classified activities, according to the documents, which date from 2003 to 2013. AT&T gave

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Companies: Verizon
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