NSA to Tap MySpace, Friendster for Terror Links? | Talking Points Memo

As if domestic wiretapping wasn’t a bad enough idea, or purchasing millions of call records wasn’t a big enough waste of time and money, or asking AOL and other service providers to retain years’ worth of customer data: Now, according to a report in New Scientist, the NSA is working on how to scrape personal data and “social network” information from sites like MySpace and Friendster.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=183152