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Friday, June 07, 2013

Google / Apple / Microsoft /Facebook / Skype "I Spy" & Microsoft's digital crimes unit takes down at least 1,000 Citadel botnets in attempt to curb £500m theft from bank accounts

Plus news for dotGAY, Facebook drops some sponsored ad units, and advice for those looking for work. In addition to the Business Insider Story on SPying.... heckout excellent editorial by my attorney and friend Howard Neu below or HERE.

According to Wes: "The Washington Post is reporting a top-secret National Security Administration data-mining program that taps directly into the Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple servers among others. “The National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. Internet companies, extracting audio, video, photographs, e-mails, documents and connection logs that enable analysts to track a person’s movements and contacts over time,” reports the Post.
Details about the highly classified program, Project PRISM, are somewhat vague, but it appears that the NSA allows the Attorney General and Director of National of National Intelligence “to open their servers to the FBI’s Data Intercept Technology Unit, which handles liaison to U.S. companies from the NSA.”
“With a few clicks and an affirmation that the subject is believed to be engaged in terrorism, espionage or nuclear proliferation, an analyst obtains full access to Facebook’s ‘extensive search and surveillance capabilities against the variety of online social networking services,’” explains The Post.
From there, the NSA mines the data for suspects, then “hops” to their potential contacts, exponentially increasing the number of Americans that the NSA can spy on (by mandate, the NSA is supposed to monitor foreigners).”

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