NSA can record all phone calls of a country
- NSA has developed a MYSTIC surveillance programme in 2009 with the following features:
- record 100% of foreign country’s telephone calls
- ‘retrospective retrieval tool’, which can review conversations upto 30 days
- it reached full capacity when used in the first target nation in 2011
- initially, it recorded every single conversation nationwide
- follows stack system, oldest makes way for newer phone calls.
- MYSTIC surveillance programme