[cryptome] FW: Snowden Saga, as seen in Europe-in English-

  • From: "Nap van Zuuren" <nap.van.zuuren@xxxxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2014 13:39:26 +0100

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NSA Spying Uncovered:

 NSA's Secret Toolbox: Unit Offers Spy Gadgets for Every Need 

 Shopping for Spy Gear: Catalog Advertises NSA Toolbox 

 Inside TAO: Documents Reveal Top NSA Hacking Unit 

 Listening Sector: Berlin Makes Easy Target for Spies 

 Declassified Documents: NSA Wanted To Collect Geolocation Data


'The Americans Lied': Trans-Atlantic 'No-Spy' Deal on the Rocks




Status of 4 Januari 2014:


Spähskandal: NSA schließt Überwachung von US-Abgeordneten nicht aus – in German 

- NSA does not exclude the spying on US-representatives.




Interesting part are the 10 images within the article.

- Storage of data: Who, when, with who, how long






Status of 31 December 2013:


A: Here a survey of tools/devices used by the NSA – and their “friends” – 
albeit dated Y2007.

    - Click on red dots to get to the data sheets – in English - of the devices 
used and/or still in use




B: Inside TAO: Documents Reveal Top NSA Hacking Unit




Article in English; International Edition of Der Spiegel.

The article you are reading originally appeared in German in issue 1/2014 
(December 30, 2013) of DER SPIEGEL.


Former message of 22 September 2013:


In German:



Translation (Google), LINKS ADDED :


NSA Files: overview of published documents and films
Thousands of documents should have whistleblower Edward Snowden , prove the 
spying programs and intelligence structures. Only some of them are published 
and accessible on the Internet. Nevertheless, they paint a bleak picture of the 
monitoring apparatus.
 Films and documents NSA Spähprogrammen and FISC

■ data collection program Prism: NSA films explain sources and technology

■ Controlled Peek : the rules for spying on non-US citizens (2007 )


■ Presentation slides about Boundless Informer: The program evaluates telephone 
and internet connection data from countries around the globe out ( 2012).


■ Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: Explaining the program Boundless 


■ Origin of data for XKeyscore : show films which data sources used for the 
XKeyscore the NSA program .


■ FISC arrangements : three previously secret documents of the Foreign 
Intelligence Surveillance Court ( Fisc ) , to oversee the NSA


■ FISC Decision on illegal NSA E- Collection: A 2011 -set program collected 
electronic communcation of Americans


■ Regular data transfer to Israeli intelligence : memorandum stating , must 
comply with the conditions attached to the agents of the Israeli National 
Sigint unit ( insulin ) if they use the "raw data" from the U.S.


■ Report of the NSA Inspector General : Development of metadata queries that 
began under President George W. Bush (2009 )


■ insight into the monitoring infrastructure of the NSA files show how the 
program has worked XKeyscore 2008.


■ The errors of the supervisor : Internal NSA report on data breaches in the 
first quarter of 2012


■ " What is a violation ": NSA films for the training of employees in terms of 


■ Find out what to say and what not : NSA films with instructions for 
completing the monitoring rationale for the supervising authorities



Business , Finance and links

■ Structure of U.S. intelligence : Büdget and Financial Overview About 16 U.S. 
intelligence agencies with 107,035 employees.


■ Financial linkages between companies and NSA : The U.S. Secret Service took 
over the costs that are incurred after a ruling by the Foreign Intelligence 
Surveillance Court in October 2011 for companies.


Forces Fisc - decision, which Verizon to release data to its clients : 


■ NSA access to corporate networks , video shows documents the NSA surveillance 
of the Brazilian oil company Petrobras and attacks including the Swift 
Bankkennetzwerk support .



Reactions and correspondence

(Established the government of the United States had the largest secret 
surveillance system in the world ): 


■ Letter from Edward Snow adressed to the President of Ecuador


■ demand of the Fisc - Judge Dennis Saylor : disclosure and classification of 
secret FISC decisions


To use letter of the French Cabinet Secretary Christophe Chantepy that 
aufordert the employees of the French ministries, not own smartphones : 


(No confidential sharing of information about smartphones)
■ Letter from the FISC judge's Reggie B. Walton : Yahoo has set 2007 as the 
only recipient of a supervision order to defend against this statement




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