PrivacyIf you weren’t already paranoid enough, new information has been released from the Edward Snowden leaks. This time about a tool called XKeyscore, a program that by the National Security Agency’s own admission gives them access to “nearly everything a user does on the internet”.

Remember when Snowden claimed he could wiretap anyone from his desk, just using a personal email? Then the NSA came out and said that was a total lie and laughable because no one has that kind of far reaching technology at their disposal? Today, we get confirmation about what the whistleblower was referencing.

XKeyscore is basically a data collector that searches through a huge collection of information gathered from computer networks.

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