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posted by NCommander on Tuesday April 01 2014, @06:00PM   Printer-friendly
from the wonder-how-long-until-the-staff-gets-wiretapped dept.

Cory Doctorow at bOing bOing reports Newly disclosed documents from the trove Edward Snowden provided to journalists reveal the existence of the Nymrod database that listed 122 world leaders, many from nations friendly to the USA, that were spied upon by the NSA. Included in the list is German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was already known to have been wiretapped by the NSA thanks to an earlier disclosure. Nymrod's "Target Knowledge Database" combed through the NSA's pool of global intercepts to amass dossiers of private communications emails, faxes, calls and Internet traffic related to the leaders.

 
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  • (Score: 3, Funny) by mendax on Tuesday April 01 2014, @09:46PM

    by mendax (2840) on Tuesday April 01 2014, @09:46PM (#24479)

    The only person the NSA hasn't been spying on is my evil black cat. Yes, she's a cat but she believes that she is a person and that's enough for me and should be enough for the NSA. And because the NSA has not been monitoring my cat's activities means that they are incompetent because, after all, she is evil. She is the "Dark Lord of the Hiss". I have no doubt she is plotting the our downfall in her wicked brain.

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