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The NSA Has Been Spying On World Of Warcraft

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According to the article, intelligence agencies have for years been concerned about potential terrorist activity on online games. One 2008 NSA document warned that online games could become a “target-rich communication network." But the documents do not cite any counterterrorism successes from the online work, and "former American intelligence officials, current and former gaming company employees and outside experts said in interviews that they knew of little evidence that terrorist groups viewed the games as havens to communicate and plot operations."

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