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NSA Is Spying on Yahoo & Google Cables Around the Globe

The National Security Agency and Britain's Government Communications Headquarters have reportedly tapped into the fiber-optic cables which connect Google and Yahoo’s overseas servers and use this to copy emails and other information that flow through these cables. This is according to the latest round of documents leaked by the whistleblower Edward J. Snowden. These government agencies have taken advantage of this data as it is traveling around global data centers. Both Google and Yahoo denied an awareness of this program.

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