Things I’m Reading – AT&T has ‘extraordinary, decades-long’ relationship with NSA – report

AT&T has ‘extraordinary, decades-long’ relationship with NSA – report
By Martin Pengelly in New York

  • New York Times and ProPublica cite newly released NSA documents
  • Telecoms giant assisted with ‘wiretapping United Nations headquarters’

The telecoms giant AT&T has had an “extraordinary, decades-long” relationship with the National Security Agency, it was reported on Saturday.

Citing newly disclosed NSA documents dating from 2003 to 2013, the New York Times said in a story published with ProPublica that AT&T was described as “highly collaborative” with an “extreme willingness to help” with government internet surveillance.

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August 15, 2015 at 09:18PM
via Technology | The Guardian http://ift.tt/1JaiRQw

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