Active surveillance program FAIRVIEW

Fairview is mass surveillance programme run by the National Security Agency, aimed at collecting phone, internet and e-mail data in bulk from the computers and mobile telephones of foreign countries’ citizens. “The NSA partners with a large US telecommunications

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company… partners with telecoms in the foreign countries, then allow the US company access to those countries’ telecommunications systems, and that access is then exploited to direct traffic to the NSA’s repositories.” According to the revelations, the NSA had collected 2.3 billion separate pieces of data from Brazilian users in January 2013 alone