Report: N.S.A. said to get data from mobile apps

Jan 28, 2014, 5:16 AM EST
A Pakistan man tries to connect to chat with his friend on his mobile in the port city of Karachi on October 3, 2013.
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U.S. and British spy agencies routinely try to gain access to personal data from Angry Birds and other mobile applications, a report says. A National Security Agency (NSA) document shows location, websites visited and contacts are among the data targeted from mobile applications. It is the latest revelation from documents leaked by Edward Snowden. In a statement, the NSA said it was not interested in data beyond "valid foreign intelligence targets.
Background:
U.S. and British spies 'get personal data from Angry Birds' [BBC]
A little (Angry) Bird told the N.S.A. what you're up to [ABC News]

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