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US govt snoops via undersea cables too, reveal new docs

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 13:16

Washington: A recently published NSA classified slide reveals that US government uses undersea cables which criss-cross the world for its surveillance program.

According to the Fox News, the classified slide reveals the step-by-step guidance to NSA personnel about the way snooping can be conducted using both the programs.

It suggested to implement the ` Prism` program, which is the usual data collection from tech companies for ` metadata ` and also putting to use undersea fiber-optic cables that contain gobs of voice and Internet data.

The revealed contained a rough map of North America, showing the undersea cables fanning out from the West and East coasts of the US, to the rest of the world.


First Published: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 12:47

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