Prism Just the Tip of NSA Iceberg

    This undated US government photo shows an aerial view of the National Security Agency (NSA) in Fort Meade, Md. The Obama administration on Thursday defended the National Security Agency's need to collect telephone records of U.S. citizens, calling such information "a critical tool in protecting the nation from terrorist threats." (AP Photo/US Government)

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    What's the secret to the National Security Agency's Prism program? There's a bigger information seizure going on right now. Government agents say that while Prism cuts through large chunks of data for specific information, the government has another program that's sure to surprise you. This operation grabs data as it enters fiber optic cables, copies the traffic entering and exiting the United States, and ships it to the NSA for analysis. If you thought Prism was an invasion of your privacy, then you ain't seen nothing yet.

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