Wikipedia processes NSA

12 Mar

wikipedia2According to British newspaper The Guardian, the digital encyclopedia Wikipedia says that the NSA is violating the US Constitution in its first amendment, which protects freedom of expression and with the Fourth Amendment, which guarantees to be made no search and seizure without cause The program called Upstream (uploading a file in any website or server) would be capturing information from foreign countries abroad.
Lila Tretikov, executive director of the Wikimedia, by the institution’s blog said: “By stapling the backbone of the Internet (network interconnection), the NSA is stretching the backbone of democracy”, making the analogy to say that democracy is being affected.
The NSA (National Security Agency) is an organization connected to American intelligence, there are games with the agency name in English Never Say Anything (never say something) or in Portuguese “Não Conheço esta Agencia” (No one knows this agency).
The post also states that the NSA exceeded practices guaranteed by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which Congress passed in 2008 to ensure US homeland security.
Besides Wikipedia, eight other institutions participated in the protest, including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International.


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