Phone, internet all be monitored, U.S. NSA and FBI surveillance intensified people’s intelligence




Phone, internet all be monitored, U.S. NSA and FBI surveillance intensified people’s intelligence
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7 U.S. NSA listens in all Verizon outgoing calls after he came from nine companies backdoor intercepted information.

6, The Guardian (The Guardian) reports revealed an order of the court of the United States, the U.S. National Security Agency (National Security Agency) can get one of the largest U.S. telecommunications company Verizon’s call data of millions of users, causing uproar in the country, Even former U.S. Vice President Al Gore both stand accused such behavior.

And later came forward to say that Verizon is also unable to confirm the authenticity of the Guardian reported, but if Verizon is really connected to this very secret court order, Verizon can only hand over information.


And later Washington Post (The Washington Post) and exposing the National Security Agency and the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI) ​​has implemented a five-year secret project presentation. According to the Washington Post reports that this called “PRISM” (Prism) plans allow NSA and FBI from Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube and Apple and other nine companies, Get the user’s various communication data, including e-mail, voice calls and social information and so on. The Dropbox Although not officially named in the PRISM project, but it soon came to join.



According to Washington Post the outflow of presentation , PRISM project began in 2007 and was considered to be presented to the President read a daily newspaper in the United States, the largest source of information. However, the named several companies have come out to clarify:

Apple: “We have never heard of PRISM. We will not let any government bureaus direct access to our servers.”

Facebook: “We do not provide any direct access to Facebook Liberal government group server when Facebook was asked to provide certain personal information or data, we will be careful, detailed examination of whether the request is in compliance with all laws, and the information provided also only limited to the extent required by law. ”

Google said it did not participate in any related plans: “Google does not allow government agencies backdoor access to personal private information. Google care deeply about our global user data we are required by law only when it provides the user information to the government, and we will carefully review all similar requirements. ”

Microsoft: “We have just received a court order or subpoena, will provide users with information, never a voluntary basis. Besides, we only had a specific request for such accounts and identity information. If the Government wants a wide range of voluntary national security plan, in order to collect user information, we are not involved. ”

Yahoo: “Yahoo seriously consider the user’s privacy, we do not provide direct access to our government authorities servers, systems or networks.”

The Dropbox also denied its involvement in them: “We are not involved in any similar plan, and will endeavor to protect the user’s privacy.”

Later in the media, such as the Wall Street Journal , the follow-up reports, the U.S. government has in fact more than outflow monitoring Verizon, it monitors the major U.S. carriers, including AT & T and Sprint for many years. There is also purchased from credit card companies and ISP user data.

Recent development is the U.S. Intelligence Director James Clapper also come out to clarify:

According to the U.S. foreign intelligence surveillance court order, the government banned from the program at their disposal to obtain telecommunications data. All information obtained from this program are strictly, require a court order in order to be utilized limit viewing and processing. The court only when there is reasonable suspicion, based on specific facts, in order to retrieve the information. These data are usually retrieved with foreign terrorist groups related post. Only well-trained counter-terrorism enforcement of court personnel specific program to access such information.

The statement implies that as long as the United States Court of the United States is not the target users, a large collection of non-specific user information is allowed. But for users, do you really think so unexpectedly the U.S. government would do?


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