Latest Fun Facts Leak From NSA

Latest NSA Leak

The NSA generally destroys communication of U.S. persons that are collected incidental to collecting data on foreign individuals — unless the communication is encrypted, which means that encrypted email and text communications involving U.S. persons that are collected by the NSA in the course of conducting bulk collections would be retained by the agency.
It does this as a matter of course, the document appears to say, to further its research and assessment into cracking encryption.
The NSA may retain the encrypted communications for “any period of time” during which it might prove to be useful.

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