Nov 272013

Nothing to hide? Then you won’t mind that NSA planned to monitor browsing habits of opponents in order to find means of discrediting them by leaks of what they viewed.

The National Security Agency has been gathering records of online sexual activity and evidence of visits to pornographic websites as part of a proposed plan to harm the reputations of those whom the agency believes are radicalizing others through incendiary speeches, according to a top-secret NSA document. The document, provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, identifies six targets, all Muslims, as “exemplars” of how “personal vulnerabilities” can be learned through electronic surveillance, and then exploited to undermine a target’s credibility, reputation and authority.

 Posted by at 4:43 pm on November 27, 2013