'Real Time' New Leaks Show Near Total NSA Surveillance

New reporting by the Guardian reveals an NSA program called XKeyscore gives the agency near limitless access to e-mails, Web browser history, social media activity and more. The program contains few checks to ensure the surveillance complies with US law.
Documents describe XKeyscore as the NSA's "widest reaching" system capable of mining intelligence from the Internet.

Documents describe XKeyscore as the NSA's "widest reaching" system capable of mining intelligence from the Internet.

Photo Gallery: NSA Documentation of Spying in Germany
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Photo Gallery: NSA Documentation of Spying in Germany

with reporting from Las Vegas by Ole Reissmann