NSA's Spy Rules Create Vast Number of U.S. Eavesdropping Targets

But beyond that initial conversation, the NSA is currently legally entitled to gather information not just on those participants, but anyone those participants talk to, and anyone those people talk to after that.

"We're all at risk for having our most personal communications listened to," said EPIC's Stepanovich. "The only way to protect yourself? Never talk to anyone."

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