Twitter reacts to WikiLeaks’ NSA spy claims

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WikiLeaks has released a load of documents that it claims shows US surveillance of the last three French presidents, amongst other selected targets.

It’s a pretty astonishing story and one that will rumble on for some time to come.

Indeed, any revelation about the activities of the NSA – which are plentiful ever since Edward Snowden changed the ball game two years ago – sparks much discussion on social media.

And if it’s immediate discussion you want, then Twitter is your guy. Among different hashtags like #NSA, #France and #Franceleaks, plenty of entertainment and valid discussion has been on show.

Of course, not everybody is too concerned with allegations of NSA spying…

NSA image, via Shutterstock

Gordon Hunt is senior communications and context executive at NDRC. He previously worked as a journalist with Silicon Republic.

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