At 2:00 AM EST this morning, Wired News published primary documents incriminating the NSA and AT&T in a clandestine surveillance operation by the government to monitor the internet.
According to former AT&T technician Mark Klein, inside secret rooms cached away in AT&T buildings, splitters rerouted fiber optic signals so individual messages could be examined by high-security ranking individuals.
Sayeth Wired: “This is the infrastructure for an Orwellian police state. It must be shut down!”
“Whistle-Blower’s Evidence, Uncut” [Wired]
Complete file [pdf]