AT&T Is Spying on Americans For Profit, New Documents Reveal

How do you feel about this? “AT&T has been secretly spying on its own customers, the Daily Beast reports. The revelation comes days after the top carrier announced plans to purchase Time Warner. The report claims that AT&T ran a program called Project Hemisphere through which it analyzed cellular data from the company’s call records to determine where a given individual is located and with whom they are speaking. The New York Times reported about the program’s existence in 2013, but it was described as a “partnership” between A&T and the government for fighting narcotics trafficking. But today’s report, which cites several classifed documents, claims that AT&T used Hemisphere for a range of other functions — and always without a warrant.”

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