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After Edward Snowden leaked NSA slides in 2013, two names became synonymous with the agency’s vast online spying powers: Upstream and PRISM. Those two types of surveillance work in different ways but pose similar threats to the privacy of Internet users around the world, including innocent Americans. NSA Prism Program Taps into User Data of Apple, Google and The Prism program allows the NSA, the world's largest surveillance organization, to obtain targeted communications without having to request them from the service providers and without having to obtain individual court orders. With this program, the NSA is able to reach directly into the servers of the participating companies and obtain both PRISM: Here's how the NSA wiretapped the Internet | ZDNet Jun 08, 2013

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