Spying http://nhpr.org en NSA Caught Spying In Online Video Games http://nhpr.org/post/nsa-caught-spying-online-video-games <p>With 7.6 million subscribers, more people play the multiplayer online game World of Warcraft than live in the state of Massachusetts. According to NSA documents disclosed by former contractor Edward Snowden, at least some of those slaying dragons on World of Warcraft are <em>posing</em> as elf mages and dwarf warriors, but are actually American and British spies. The leaked NSA docs identified Worlds of Warcraft, Second Life and some Xbox games as a potential “target-rich communication network” allowing suspects “a way to hide in plain sight. The snarky comments following the leak charge intelligence agents as just wanting to play video games. Joining me now to talk about this discovery is <strong>Mark Mazzetti</strong>, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/world/spies-dragnet-reaches-a-playing-field-of-elves-and-trolls.html">who covers national security for the<em> New York Times</em>, and reported on the strategy.</a> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:10:02 +0000 Virginia Prescott 39940 at http://nhpr.org NSA Caught Spying In Online Video Games Word Of Mouth 03.23.2013 http://nhpr.org/post/word-mouth-03232013 <p>All of the pleasure, none of the guilt. Our Saturday show gets you caught up, in a convenient snack pack size. This week….A video game attempts to replicate the experience of autism; spying in space with the help of spectroscopy; a look back to when <em>Peyton Place</em> was in its heyday, almost 60 years ago; the delicious and sweet tradition of capturing maple syrup; making music by “playing” a tower; and a musician gives a private concert in Studio D, then talks about teenage inspiration and her love of pie.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:41:18 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 24210 at http://nhpr.org Word Of Mouth 03.23.2013 Part 1: FrackQuakes and Agent Twitter http://nhpr.org/post/part-1-frackquakes-and-agent-twitter Sat, 12 Nov 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 394 at http://nhpr.org Part 1: FrackQuakes and Agent Twitter