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NSA Taps In To User Data of Facebook, Google and Others, Secret Files Reveal

NSA Taps In To User Data of Facebook, Google and Others, Secret Files Reveal

It boasts of what it calls "strong growth" in its use of the PRISM program to obtain communications. The document highlights the number of obtained communications increased in 2012 by 248% for Skype – leading the notes to remark there was "exponential growth in Skype reporting; looks like the word is getting out about our capability against Skype". There was also a 131% increase in requests for Facebook data, and 63% for Google.