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-- -- the right on your Smartphone.
Letting agency know where you ban and who you've been talking to -- Doesn't -- is live in Washington says Judd did this is a little different than than what we were led to believe how extensive.
Are we learning this program actually -- It's very extensive Martha according to the German publication of Spiegel -- which have broke the story if found that the NSA can tap into the Smartphones of any manufacturer.
If found the NSA can tap into the most sensitive data held on your Smartphone including.
Contact -- SMS traffic notes and location information about where a user has bit.
Now we've known for some time that the NSA has been able to track any individual's location through Smartphones the -- and it's.
Company at any given time.
Knows where you are as a result.
Did you sleep technical functioning the network.
In fact at a computer conference in 2011 to computer scientist discovered that the Apple iPhone and iPad.
We're recording user locations in a hidden file detailing every step of anybody's whereabouts and keeping -- history of it for nearly a year.
Now apple has since changed that policy.
But the electronic communications privacy act which governs police access to cell phone records.
Was written in 1986.
When cellphones had to virtually nowhere near the capability that they do today -- Another about the you know the size of issue marks -- point.
So the government has reassured us -- throughout this whole process that this is nothing anyone needs to worry about that there's no snooping going on it only has to do with overseas phone calls.
And numbers that they have reason to investigate looking into -- and that's the only reason they have this meta -- they set.
Yeah that's true but last month and take this for example the Wall Street Journal reported that the NSA monitors 75%.
Of all Internet traffic in the US.
It also found that the NSA and we're quoting here retains the written content of emails.
Set between citizens within the US that is a finding that fuels fear that the government is -- not being entirely forthright about this course have been split.
-- over whether cell phone data is protected under the Fourth Amendment.
This summer federal court in New Orleans ruled that felt cellphone records are not protected because they are the property of the phone companies and not -- of individuals and.
In the wild west where the legal aspects of this are concerned still when it comes to cell phones and all of -- how easy it is to track has now -- Thank you very much shall -- it it.
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