NSA call logging extends to AT&T and Sprint
The Wall Street Journal is now reporting that sources close to the program say it does include AT&T and Sprint, meaning the NSA is obtaining call data from 3 of the 4 major wireless carriers in the U.S.To be clear, the NSA's call logging and PRISM are technically two different programs, but both have aims in counter-terrorism. While the data collected by PRISM isn't clear, we do know that the call logging data does not include any personal data unless the NSA has probable cause to obtain that information.
The program apparently also extends to various ISPs, but those weren't named. So far, representatives from Congress are not denying any of the reports, but rather saying that these actions have "worked to prevent" terrorist attacks.
This story is part of:NSA data collection - PRISM (19 updates)
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