NSA intercepts data on Thailand and neighbouring countries

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Thailand News Breaking News. Image: TN.

BANGKOK, 30 December 2013 (NNT) – German news magazine Der Spiegel revealed that the US National Security Agency has been collecting sensitive data on key telecommunications cables between Europe, North Africa and Asia, which include Thailand and neighbouring countries.

The magazine, citing classified documents from February of this year, described the agency’s success in spying on the so-called Sea-Me-We 4 undersea cable system.

The massive bundle of fibre optic cables originates near the southern French city of Marseille and links Europe with North Africa and the Gulf states, continuing through Pakistan and India to Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.

Read more: NNT

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