The Bahamas: Where Every Cell Phone Call Is Recorded
The NSA is storing entire conversations, according to new Snowden documents Been to the Bahamas lately? Then your cell phone calls were apparently recorded by the NSA and stored for up to a month. According to Edward Snowden-leaked documents obtained by The Intercept, the NSA has been recording all of the Bahamas’ cell calls—without the Bahamanian government knowing it—with a secret system called SOMALGET, which stores actual conversations, not just metadata. Seems the agency is using access legally obtained by the DEA to sneak into the country’s cell phone network. “It’s surprising, the short-sightedness of the government,” said a New York University fellow and former FBI agent.