XKEYSCORE: NSA's Google for the World's Private Communications
Marquis-Boire, Morgan; Greenwald, Glenn; Lee, Micahhttp://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/07/01/nsas-google-worlds-private-communications/
Publisher: The Intercept
Date Written: 01/07/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17792
The NSA's XKEYSCORE program, first revealed by The Guardian, sweeps up countless people's Internet searches, emails, documents, usernames and passwords, and other private communications. XKEYSCORE is fed a constant flow of Internet traffic from fiber optic cables that make up the backbone of the worlds communication network, among other sources, for processing.