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Special Source Operations Weekly – 14 March 2013

This excerpt from the 14 March 2013 edition of internal NSA newsletter SSO Weekly describes an incident on 12 March where “unwitting” contractors discovered a cable tap known as WHARPDRIVE, which had to be discreetly reinstalled and provides details about the Breckenridge access point that corroborate the identification of the NSA’s corporate partner STORMBREW as Verizon: see the Der Spiegel article Spying Together: Germany’s Deep Cooperation with the NSA, 18 June 2014.

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