Content Acquisition Optimization

Title

Content Acquisition Optimization

Subject

S2E

Description

This document is a briefing describing the NSA's problems with overcollection of data from email address books and instant messaging buddy lists, as well as NSA efforts to filter out useless information. The briefing concludes with a case study of an operation against an email account associated with (presumably) a member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard's Al Quds Force. This email account was hacked and used by spammers to send bulk mail.

Creator

National Security Agency - Special Source Operations

Publisher

The Washington Post

Relation

Snowden

Language

en

Date:Created

2012-08

Source:Classification

SI

Source:Redactions

Details of case study removed

Report:Creator

Ashkan Soltani

NumPages

9

CreatorOffice

NSA

Date:Leaked

2013-10-14

Distribution

NOFORN

Surveillance Programs

PINWALE; MARINA; MAINWAY; CLOUDs

Collection

Citation

National Security Agency - Special Source Operations, “Content Acquisition Optimization,” Snowden Archive, accessed June 30, 2022, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/339.

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