Silicon Valley Nerds Seek Revenge on NSA Spies With Super Coding

Silicon Valley Nerds Seek Revenge on NSA Spies With Super Coding

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The NSA has tapped fiber-optic cables abroad in order to siphon off data from Google and Yahoo, circumvented or cracked encryption, and covertly introduced weaknesses and back doors into digital coding, according to reports in the Washington Post, the New York Times and the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper based on documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.