NSA says it hasn't used Facebook as a cover for surveillance

03/13/2014 | Network World · Reuters · V3.co.uk (U.K.)

The National Security Agency has denied a report that it spied on U.S. citizens while masquerading as Facebook. "Recent media reports that allege NSA has infected millions of computers around the world with malware, and that NSA is impersonating U.S. social media or other websites, are inaccurate," the NSA said. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he called President Barack Obama to express dismay at the report. Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post that "The US government ... need[s] to be much more transparent about what they're doing, or otherwise people will believe the worst."

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Network World · Reuters · V3.co.uk (U.K.)

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