NSA Responds To New Reports On Top-Secret Spying Program, XKeyscore

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http://techcrunch.com – The National Security Agency thinks we have been misled by The Guardian‘s report of a new tool, XKeyscore, that allows agents to read the content of email and private social media chatter. “Allegations of widespread, unchecked analyst access to NSA collection data are simply not true,” reads a press release issued by the agency today. “Access to XKEYSCORE, as well as all of NSA’s analytic tools, is limited to only those personnel who require access for their assigned tasks.” Earlier today, The Guardian released details about the previously top-secret survei (IT news)