Confirmed: NSA has broken into Google, Yahoo data centers and now monitors all web searches, Gmail
2013-11-01 0:00

By J. D. Heyes | NaturalNews



If the reports earlier this summer detailing how the National Security Agency monitors all data passing through the nationís internet service providers and tech companies was a little too much to digest or accept, thatís understandable.

After all, this is America, right? And the NSA isnít supposed to be spying on Americans.

Only, it does, as a new report proves beyond any doubt.

According to The Washington Post, the NSA has managed to secretly hack into the main communication links that connect Yahoo! and Google data centers to the rest of the world, as per documents obtained from former NSA contractor-turned-fugitive Edward Snowden, as well as interviews with insider officials.

The paper said:

By tapping those links, the agency has positioned itself to collect at will from among hundreds of millions of user accounts, many of them belonging to Americans. The NSA does not keep everything it collects, but it keeps a lot.

MUSCULAR, PRISM data collection programs

A top-secret accounting dated Jan. 9, 2013, provided details about how the NSAís acquisitions directorate sends millions of records daily from Yahoo and Google internal networks to databases located at the agencyís headquarters at Fort Meade, Md.

In the 30 days prior, the report noted, field collectors processed and returned 181,280,466 new records, ranging from "metadata," which can provide information about who actually sent and received emails and when and content like text, video and audio.

The Post reported:

The NSAís principal tool to exploit the data links is a project called MUSCULAR, operated jointly with the agencyís British counterpart, GCHQ. From undisclosed interception points, the NSA and GCHQ are copying entire data flows across fiber-optic cables that carry information between the data centers of the Silicon Valley giants.

The infiltration is especially striking because the NSA, under a separate program known as PRISM, has front-door access to Google and Yahoo user accounts through a court-approved process.


But apparently, even that access - authorized by the USA Patriot Act - isnít good enough. Obviously, theNSA wants no oversight of its activities at all.

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