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Another day, another #NSA  leak: XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing emails, online chats and the browsing histories of millions of individuals, according to documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

The NSA boasts in training materials that the program, called XKeyscore, is its "widest-reaching" system for developing intelligence from the internet.
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The really offensive things here are that if the NSA can't determine where you are (e.g. Tor) you are assumed to be outside the country and subject to surveillance, and encryption alone is grounds for retaining a message indefinitely until it can be decrypted.
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I am really tempted to go out of my way to trigger them to search and keep all of my communications
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You might find this article to be interesting: http://theweek.com/article/index/245360/solving-the-mystery-of-prism There's still plenty of speculation but it starts to get at details.
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