‘Boundless Informant’ Is a Secret NSA Tool to Data-Mine the World

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The NSA has a tool that records and analyzes all the flow of data that the spy agency collects around the world. Think of it as a global data-mining software that details exactly how much intelligence, and of what type, has been collected from every country in the world. It’s aptly called “Boundless Informant.” The tool’s existence was revealed on Saturday by The Guardian, which obtained a series of top-secret documents that explain what Boundless Informant is and does.

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