Senate Breaking News: Play With An MIT Tool That Visualizes How The NSA Can Map Your Relationships

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July 08, 2013 AT 5:00 PM
The brainiacs at MIT created a cool visualization program to map how the National Security Agency can understand your relationships based on who you contact via email and how often. While we still don't know whether the NSA is collecting the content of phone calls and Internet activity, we know from court documents and Senate testimony that the government broadly mines so-called "meta-data" about whom users interact with.