Latin America: Assange claims NSA eavesdrops on 98% of communications from South America

Posted on August 12, 2015 • Filed under: Intelligence, Internet, Latin America News, Latin America Wikileaks, United States reported

The US National Security Agency (NSA) eavesdrop on practically all communications from South American countries, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a Chilean media outlet on Tuesday.

“Ninety-eight percent of Latin American communications are intercepted by the NSA while passing through the United States to the world,” Julian Assange said in an interview with Chile’s El Mostrador.

As for the giants like Facebook and Google, they have to cooperate with the US security services, the Australian journalist explained. Assange has spent the last three years in Ecuador’s London embassy under threat of extradition to Sweden for questioning over allegations of sexual assault. Read Article

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