How Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages
Most intelligent people agree that how the intelligence agencies snoop on Google, Yahoo and other users is by tapping into their Providers before and/or after a users request hits Googles and others service. In ghat scenario there's nothing the services can do but it looks like Microsoft opened the doors and invited them in and handed them the keys. Although considering how bad all of microsoft's products are and how easily they get infected did they really need to help?
The Guardian says it has documentation to show that Microsoft helped:
• Secret files show scale of Silicon Valley co-operation on Prism
• Outlook.com encryption unlocked even before official launch
• Skype worked to enable Prism collection of video calls Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National Security Agency to circumvent the company's own encryption, according to top-secret documents obtained by the Guardian.#microsoft #nsa #prism