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Microsoft Reportedly Helped NSA Access Users' Email Accounts

  • Fox News, Friday, July 12, 2013 1:48 PM

Microsoft reportedly gave the National Security Agency special access to its users private emails and Skype calls as part of the secret PRISM surveillance program. The latest details have emerged from new documents that whistleblower Edward Snowden shared with The Guardian. According to the report, Microsoft allowed the NSA to access email accounts by avoiding encryption. In addition, the technology company reportedly gave the government access to its cloud storage system and Skype video calls. 

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