Every citizen of the United States, yea, every person in the world who uses the Internet, is well aware of the fact that all the time he sends his personal information some where on the strange servers, which are not clear who is owned. Thus, no information, posted on the Internet, can not be completely private, whatever a deep level of encryption and legislative protection you would be promised.
What is PRISM?
PRISM is the U.S.government program– series of action doing in order to gather information transmitted via telecommunication networks, massively and surreptitiously. The program was embraced by the U.S.National Security Agency (NSA) in 2007 as a replacement for Terrorist Surveillance Program. It is classified as the top-secret program.
What is clandestine collusion of the government and the Internet companies?
The affair has got the cryptonym PRISM. PRISM is the program for watch dog for people via the Internet. Due to PRISM, the FBI and the National Security Agency may have access to the Internet users’ data at any time.
In other words, the secret services gather all data on the on-line life of the people they are interested in: these are correspondence, pictures, audio and video, travels,other documents and information. According to The Washington Post, the first that joined this program was Microsoft, and the last– Apple (at the end of last year).
How long is PRISM?
It is said that PRISM was set up in2007 as part of changes to the control laws in the United States, enacted by President George W.Bush and renewed by Barack Obama last year.
How did in formation about PRISM percolate up?
A spark fell into a powder keg, when the news paper The Guardian published data that gave rise to one of the biggest scandals in the history of the US Intelligence service. It turned out that since 2007,the American security services have shadowed users of the services Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, Skype, YouTube, PalTalk, AOL and Apple. According to the published reports, all of these tech giants provide access to their servers of their own accord.