Shady Companies With Ties to Israel Wiretap the U.S. for the NSA

Shady Companies With Ties to Israel Wiretap the U.S. for the NSA

By James Bamford

Wired Magazine, April 3, 2012

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/04/shady-companies-nsa/all/

James Bamford was on C-SPAN’s ‘Washington Journal’ again this morning via following link:

http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/SAsT

Following ‘Wired’ article by James Bamford was discussed as well:

The NSA Is Building the Country’s Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say):
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/03/ff_nsadatacenter/all/1
James Bamford: “The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America”

http://www.democracynow.org/2008/10/14/james_bamford_the_shadow_factory_the

AMY GOODMAN: So you have these companies, AT&T and Verizon, that are secretly working with the NSA and tapping Americans’ phone lines, and these companies actually outsource the actual tapping to some little-known foreign companies?
JAMES BAMFORD: Yeah. There’s two major — or not major, they’re small companies, but they service the two major telecom companies. This company, Narus, which was founded in Israel and has large Israel connections, does the — basically the tapping of the communications on AT&T. And Verizon chose another company, ironically also founded in Israel and largely controlled by and developed by people in Israel called Verint.

 

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