Jun 15, 2013 07:43 AM

Edward Snowden and Big Data


Former CIA employee Edward Snowden left his work with U.S. intelligence agencies to expose the secret PRISM surveillance program. According to Snowden's disclosures, the U.S. National Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation use the program to access Apple, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and other major Internet companies in the collection of information on foreigners: e-mails, online chats and credit card information – nothing is off-limits.

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