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The drip feed manner of reporting that Glenn Greenwald and The Guardian have adopted has made liars out of the administration again and again. Information about the PRISM program, available by June 17, had already made Obama’s statement to Rose highly suspect. Revelations in recent weeks show the NSA’s efforts have indeed gone well beyond the ambitious PRISM program; the NSA can reach up to 75 percent of U.S. internet traffic. A pair of U.S. email providers shut down rather than abetting the feds in spying on e-mail account holders; one is now being threatened for shutting down instead of cooperating.