|NSA records show that agencies are tapping into 9 firms servers |
according to the Washington post .
This top secret programs allows extraction of audio, video, photos, e-mails and documents.
This will enable analysts to track movements and contacts.
They tap into Google and Facebook so basically what Google knows - the government knows.
But it does not stop there.
They are tapping the data directly from the servers of the providers like: Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, Apple.
|This program is called PRISM and was initiated by Geroge W Bush and the Congress obliged with the Protect America Act.|
PRISMs first partner was Microsoft....And while the public was rejecting several attempts to ensure surveillance; they were building up huge mining capacities together with Microsoft.
The program is focused on foreign communications traffic that flows via US servers
There is no need for "probable cause" anymore but there will be internal routines to ensure that not to many US persons get their data collected without a warrant.
And I will now take this great opportunity since I am a foreigner going via US servers:
Hi Obama! How are you?