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Is the unwritten rules of being a good neighbor.
-- don't spy on your neighbor so things may have gotten a little awkward today with Mexico and Brazil after a report that America's National Security Agency.
Has been secretly tracking the communications of their leaders.
Katherine Harris Washington for more on this Katherine.
Harrison new allegations of spying are based on an interview American journalist claim Greenwald.
Gave -- Brazilian TV show speaking in Portuguese Greenwald who was first report on the -- an -- documents in June explain the new evidence.
App when we to coddle these documents show very clearly that they had already done spine because they don't talk about something they intended to plant and they were actually celebrating the success of the -- According to Greenwald the NSA program relied on a -- called DN I present -- which facilitates access.
To stored emails as well as contents from social media -- and private messages.
In this case it's alleged the Mexican president's emails were read said the US government would know his cabinet picks in advance.
And the Brazilian president's communications were picked up to -- -- network of contacts.
Those who support the and is a mission a for an intelligence collection say the agency's job is to gather intelligence from Everett belongs to.
In an effort to inform US policy Harris.
And this story today Catherine agents for the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Have had access to even more information than the NSA.
Well let's read the sweeping data collection and analysis.
Of information belonging to American citizens took a new turn.
When the New York Times published these PowerPoint slides from a program called hemisphere.
And according to the leaked documents agents working on car counter narcotics investigations.
Were reportedly given broad access to an AT&T database using subpoenas.
While the NSA can typically retain records for five years hemisphere apparently contract back much -- This hemisphere program apparently started in 2007.
And is again.
Something that the American public had no idea about apparel has very little oversight of its considered law enforcement sensitive not actually classified.
-- we cannot comment on any particular program an AT&T spokesman told fox in a statement.
We let all of the companies must respond to valid subpoenas issued by law enforcement.
And it Justice Department official they oversee the DEA emphasized the Fox News today.
For the phone records are not held by the government which is the case with the NSA programs but rather by the phone company itself -- Catherine thank you.
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