The NSA Has Taken Over the Internet Backbone. We’re Suing to Get it Back.

By Patrick C. Toomey Every time you email someone overseas, the NSA copies and searches your message. It makes no difference if you or the person you’re communicating with has done anything wrong. If the NSA believes your message could contain information relating to the foreign affairs of the United States – because of whom you’re talking to, or whom you’re talking about – it may hold on to it for as long as three years and sometimes much longer.

From: LXer

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