NSA Secrets Revealed

New revelations about America's most sensitive spy program and what is really known about us.
2:24 | 07/31/13

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What if every google search, every e-mail, every phone call could be tracked, heard and e read by government bur karats without a karnt. Edward snowden flames the u.S. Agencies have that power. Reporter: This was a day the white house was trying to show transparency, declassifying documents about once secret nsa spying. That was immediately trumped by even more revelations of spying and an uncomfortable moment for the head of the national security agency. While national security secrets were leaking all over washington, general keith alexander was at a las vegas hackers hackers convention facing down he can letters. The director fired back saying congressional investigators have found no illegal activity by the nsa. That's not bull. Those are facts. Reporter: But today brought another blockbuster revelation, a still top secret nsa program leaked by edward snowden to a british newspaper that it says allows u.S. Analysts to snoop on, quote, nearly everything a user does on the internet in real time. The guardian story provides a 32-page training guide, showing how the so called x key score program works, sucking up data from 150 sites around the world that can show phone calls, e-mails being written, sites being visited, words being searched. Snowden discussed the surveillance program when his story erupted last month. I sitting at my desk certainly have the authorities to wire tap anyone. Reporter: It was a story that brought vehement denials. I think he was lying. It wouldn't surprise me, ut would shock me. Reporter: We spoke to the reporter who broke the story today from brazil. One of the problems with allowing an agency to engage in these extraordinary activities that they are able to say whatever they want about what they're doing with no account ability. Reporter: Today the nsa actually acknowledged this so called x key score program, calling it lawful and the head of the house intelligence committee said the program does not target americans, george? Now to new trouble for

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