Privacy ConcernThe Internet has exploded with activity this morning, after dual articles were released by the Guardian and The Washington Post about a secret government project called PRISM. It has given official agencies like the FBI and NSA unprecedented access to user information from various tech companies, making it the largest surveillance project involving the web to date in the US and UK.

Both countries have apparently been running their own version of PRISM. It monitors emails, chat logs, videos, VOIP, photos, attachments, file transfers, stored data (including cloud storage), video conferences, notifications of all activity including logins, social networking profiles and accounts, and “special requests” that are not otherwise specified.

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