Add France to the list of countries that the National Security Agency has pulled huge amounts of data from as part of its far-reaching surveillance program. During a month-long period last year, the NSA reportedly recorded some 70 million digital communications in the country. The latest Edward Snowden leak was reported in a French newspaper. Christian Fraser, BBC correspondent in Paris, has the latest on the story.
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