NSA spying especially ordinary Internet users

Jul

6

2014

The NSA spying in recent years mainly ordinary Internet users, according to a study. 89 percent of Internet users whose data were tapped were ordinary citizens and not be known as suspicious.

The Washington Post reports that, a study conducted with 22,000 bug reports containing approximately 160,000 communications conducted with 11,400 user accounts. This involves among other things, e-mails or messages through social networking sites. The documents were provided by Edward Snowden and cover data from 2009 to 2012. According to the American newspaper were only 11 percent of the user accounts that are owned by people bugged who were known as a suspect by the NSA.

That means that 89 percent of the user accounts were tapped without the intelligence concrete had suspicions. The Washington Post states that it is’ by-catch in a net that was stretched to others. ” However, the activities would have led to picking up two terrorists who were involved in bombings.

There were already out details about the interception of Internet users without concrete suspicion. Thus, the NSA would focus on internet users searching for information about Tor anonymity system or targeted at Tails. The purpose of the NSA would be to divide Internet users into two groups: users who have the technical knowledge to access the Internet anonymously, and those who have not. The communication of the first group would have to be completely. Cleverly

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