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In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are

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July 7, 2014
Cybersecurity
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“Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National Security Agency from U.S. digital networks, according to a four-month investigation by The Washington Post.

Nine of 10 account holders found in a large cache of intercepted conversations, which former NSA contractor Edward Snowden provided in full to The Post, were not the intended surveillance targets but were caught in a net the agency had cast for somebody else.

Source:In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are – The Washington Post