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NSA collected 200 million text messages a day

17.01.14 @ 08:59

  1. By EUOBSERVER

The US intelligence agency NSA collected up to 200 million global text messages a day, according to a joint report out Thursday by the Guardian newspaper and Channel 4 News. The NSA-led sweep is said to have targeted everyone except Americans. The data was also used by the UK's GCHQ.

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