NSA taps into Google, Yahoo data streams, Washington Post reports

(WJLA) - The National Security Agency has secretly gained access into the data streams of Internet giants Google and Yahoo, The Washington Post reports.

Citing officials and documents from NSA leaker Edward Snowden, the Post reports that the NSA has the ability to collect information from millions of Google and Yahoo users.

Google told the Post that it was troubled by the allegations and didn’t know the NSA was access its data in this way. Yahoo stated that it has never given the NSA access to its data.

NSA Director Ge. Keith Alexander, meanwhile, denied that the NSA broke into the data streams, POLITICO reports.

READ MORE at The Washington Post.