Snowden Reveals New NSA Spying Program, Is Granted Asylum in Russia

A day after leaking new information about the NSA spying program XKeyscore, former security contractor Edward Snowden has been granted political asylum in Russia. Snowden, who is wanted by U.S. officials for leaking details about an NSA domestic spying program, now has legal status in Russia for a one year. On Wednesday, he revealed information to The Guardian about the agency’s XKeyscore program, which allows intelligence officials to view anything anyone in the United States has ever done on the Internet. Agents can easily look at your browsing history, search engine queries, emails and chat logs—all without a warrant. According to the report, the NSA collects “nearly everything on the Internet” …

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