The Secrets Behind Intelligence Gathering [INFOGRAPHIC]

By July 23, 2013NSA

If the recent NSA surveillance disclosures have piqued your interest in just how far our government is going to collect information, check out this infographic to see the different methods used by the U.S. to gather intelligence. From wiretapping phones to pulling data from Google accounts, government agencies like the FBI, CIA, and NSA are monitoring known suspects, potential suspects, American citizens and foreigners alike.

Read on to get the information you need about these programs; the more you know, the better you can understand what goes on behind closed doors—and decide if the government is going too far:

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