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How We Know The NSA Broke Into Google And Yahoo's Internal Data

Google Inc. signage is displayed in front of the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California, U.S., on Friday, Sept.
Google Inc. signage is displayed in front of the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. Google is celebrating its 15th anniversary as the company reaches $290 billion market value. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Washington Post reported last Wednesday that the National Security Agency has been tapping into the private links that connect Google and Yahoo data centers around the world. Today we offer additional background, with new evidence from the source documents and interviews with confidential sources, demonstrating that the NSA accessed data traveling between those centers.

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