NSA Prism is motivated in part by fears that environmentally-linked disasters could spur anti-government activism
Posted by Nafeez Ahmed
Friday 14 June 2013 06.24 EDT
Top secret US National Security Agency (NSA) documents disclosed by the Guardian have shocked the world with revelations of a comprehensive US-based surveillance system with direct access to Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants. New Zealand court records suggest that data harvested by the NSA's Prism system has been fed into the Five Eyes intelligence alliance whose members also include the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.