Herbert cuts NSA ‘a little slack’ for Olympics monitoring
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Its statement said "NSA ‘touches’ about 1.6 percent, and analysts only look at 0.00004 percent, of the world’s Internet traffic."
The NSA statement did not address the report of blanket monitoring of email and texts during the 2002 Olympics. A spokesman declined comment on it.
Thomas Burr contributed to this report
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