POLITICS

NSA Probes Angry Birds, Other Apps For Personal Data

01/27/2014 12:46 pm ET | Updated Jan 27, 2014

When a smartphone user opens Angry Birds, the popular game application, and starts slinging birds at chortling green pigs, spy agencies have plotted how to lurk in the background to snatch data revealing the player’s location, age, sex and other personal information, according to secret British intelligence documents.

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