XKEYSCORE: NSA's Google for the World’s Private Communications

Marquis-Boire, Morgan; Greenwald, Glenn; Lee, Micah
http://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/07/01/nsas-google-worlds-private-communications/

Publisher:  The Intercept
Date Written:  01/07/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17792

The NSA's XKEYSCORE program, first revealed by The Guardian, sweeps up countless people's Internet searches, emails, documents, usernames and passwords, and other private communications. XKEYSCORE is fed a constant flow of Internet traffic from fiber optic cables that make up the backbone of the world’s communication network, among other sources, for processing.

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