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▶ DN!: NSA Creates Google-Like Search Engine to Help Other Agencies Access Collected Phone, Email Records

 Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks with Ryan Gallagher, The Intercept reporter who broke the story.

 Published on Aug 27, 2014

http://www.democracynow.org – A new report by The Intercept news site reveals the National Security Agency is secretly providing troves of data to nearly two dozen government agencies using a “Google-like” search engine. 349 more words


The Intercept: The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google

“The search tool was designed to be the largest system for internally sharing secret surveillance records in the United States, capable of handling two to five billion new records every day, including more than 30 different kinds of metadata on emails, phone calls, faxes, internet chats, and text messages, as well as location information collected from cellphones.”

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NSA shares metadata with many other agencies using "Google-like" ICREACH tool, Snowden leaks show

The latest leak coming from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s trove involves a “Google-like” search engine for communications metadata called ICREACH. The program was described in a Monday… 268 more words


Snowden: I Left the NSA Clues, But They Couldn’t Find Them

In addition to shedding light on his motives, Snowden says he meant the clues to allow the NSA to avoid collateral damage from his leaks, changing codenames and plans to anticipate the release of some of its most sensitive secrets.

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The Great Chill

The Great Chill, set off on September 11, 2001,  has followed the Cold War.  Or was the new Great Chill just another result of Global Warming? 1,965 more words

Notes From Crazytown, Day One: The Business Of Fear

Can your computer be hacked? Yep. Can your phone be hacked? Yep. Have your passwords been harvested? Very possibly. (The NYT just reported that one Russian group has… 689 more words


Former NSA Chief Keith Alexander Quickly Becoming the Villain

Certain people, who had their egos (not national security) terribly hurt by the Edward Snowden revelations, continue to call Snowden names and stuff and show their outrage toward him for exposing the NSA’s wrongdoing.  384 more words