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NSA claims it doesn’t have technology to search emails sent by its own employees

NSA claims it doesn’t have technology to search emails sent by its own employees despite being able to search your electronic data

The National Security Agency may have the technology to collect and sift through massive amounts of electronic data produced throughout the world, but claims it isn’t capable of searching emails sent by its own employees.

In response to a Freedom of Information Act request, the spying agency has claimed that it simply doesn’t have the correct technology to carry out such a search.

‘There’s no central method to search an email at this time with the way our records are set up, unfortunately,’ NSA Freedom of Information Act officer Cindy Blacker told ProPublica.

‘The system is ‘a little antiquated and archaic,’ she added. Read more

The Daily Mail | 24 July 2013



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