NSA slides explain the PRISM data-collection program – The Washington Post

Through a top-secret program authorized by federal judges working under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act FISA, the U.S. intelligence community can gain access to the servers of nine Internet companies for a wide range of digital data. Documents describing the previously undisclosed program, obtained by The Washington Post, show the breadth of U.S. electronic surveillance capabilities in the wake of a widely publicized controversy over warrantless wiretapping of U.S. domestic telephone communications in 2005.

viaNSA slides explain the PRISM data-collection program – The Washington Post.