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The NSA records every call, text and email in Iraq

The NSA records every call, text and email in Iraq

Remember when we found out that the NSA has the terrifying capacity to record and store every single voice call in a country for 30 days? Now we know it's even worse than that - and we know which country the NSA was doing it to.

Iraq.

A former NSA employee told the Los Angeles Times that the agency collected and stored nearly all electronic communications in the country. From the L.A. Times:

In Iraq, for example, the National Security Agency went from intercepting only about half of enemy signals and taking hours to process them to being able to collect, sort and make available every Iraqi email, text message and phone-location signal in real time, said John "Chris" Inglis, who recently retired as the NSA's top civilian.

Click here to read more from the Los Angeles Times.

 

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