NSA, FBI tap into US internet companies' servers - report

Friday 7 June 2013 | 08:19 CET | News
The US National Security Agency and FBI are tapping directly into the servers of nine major US internet companies to view connection logs as well as audio and video chats, photographs, e-mails and documents to track foreign targets, according to a document obtained by the Washington Post. The government's PRISM programme is focused on foreign communication traffic which flows through US servers. The director of national intelligence, James R Clapper, confirmed the existence of the programme, while saying there were unspecified inaccuracies in the Guardian and Washington Post reports about the

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