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Report: NSA Infiltrating Online Video Games

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Reports say British and American intelligence officers have been spying on gamers across the world.

They're apparently deploying undercover officers to virtual universes and sucking up traffic from popular online games such as World of Warcraft.

Stories carried in The New York Times and elsewhere suggest that U.S. and U.K. spies have spent years hunting the fictitious worlds of these games looking for terrorists or informants.

The reports were based on documents provided by Edward Snowden, a former contract employee of the U.S. National Security Agency.