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06.07.131:11 PM ET

Do You Care That the NSA Is Spying on You?

This week’s revelations that the National Security Agency has been collecting massive amounts of data from tech companies like Microsoft and Google while culling data on Verizon customers has enraged privacy-rights activists and put Obama once again under the spotlight. But what do the people think of Big Brother? Tell us your thoughts.

First we learned that the National Security Agency has been collecting millions of Verizon records (and sharing at least some of them with British counterparts). Then we learned that both the NSA and the FBI have been tapping nine Internet companies in a highly classified program code-named PRISM that began in 2007. Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, Paltalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, and Apple have shared data with the agencies' analysts.

Now we're curious about what you, our readers, have to say.

What are your thoughts on the recent revelations that the NSA and other agencies have been using programs like to PRISM to gather data from phone and Internet companies?