According to a newly released document, sourced by The Guardian from the whistleblower Edward Snowden, it shows that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been sending virtual undercover agents into several online gaming platforms such as Second Life, Xbox Live and World of Warcraft to catch terrorists as well as other criminals. Continue reading for the news report and more information.

Dvice reports that “agents were deployed to monitor chat and root out the secret terrorist cells that might to be masquerading as gnomes and night elves as they plotted some serious real-world raiding. Everyone from Al-Qaida to government-backed Chinese hackers and an Iranian nuclear scientist were found to have been using Xbox Live, World of Warcraft and other online gaming platforms, the NSA said.”


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