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Wiretapping

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In 2005, it was discovered that the NSA had been wiretapping phones in the United States. Data was being secretly collected on call content, location, times, and more.

How did the mass collection of phone data by the NSA exploit citizens?

A

Data collection of this nature violates protections of privacy.

B

The big data involved in this kind of information aggregation clogs networks and slows down online traffic.

C

Data collection could result in leaked cookies, revealing embarrassing browsing data on Internet users.

D

None of these.