Is NSA Monitoring You through Your Favorite Video Games?

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Classified documents leaked by fugitive Edward Snowden reveal that American and British intelligence agencies have created make-believe characters to take part in the computer games World of Warcraft and Second Life. Google, Microsoft and six other technology companies are calling for limits to government spying on their customers. Unrelated to today's revelations, eight high-tech companies printed an open letter to the President and Congress. AOL, Apple, Facebook Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo say its time to "reform government surveillance practices worldwide."

Credits

Guests:
Claire Cain Miller - New York Times - @clairecm, Mark Mazzetti - New York Times - @MarkMazzettiNYT

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Evan George, Lata Pandya