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NSA targets French telecoms Wanadoo and Alcatel-Lucent

Le Monde has published slides on the NSA’s PRISM program which show that the agency targeted two well-known French telecommunications companies, Wanadoo and Alcatel-Lucent. In addition, the NSA’s Boundless Informant program shows that more than 70 million digital communications from France were collected over a single month.

French officials have responded to the reports, calling the American breach of privacy unacceptable and summoning the US Ambassador for an explanation.

Read more: France in the NSA’s crosshair: Wanadoo and Alcatel targeted