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Monday, December 09, 2013

CNN: U.S. and U.K. spies spent time undercover looking for terrorists in online video games like "World of Warcraft."

A 2008 NSA memo called online gaming a "target-rich communications network" where terrorists could communicate "in plain sight."

But apparently so many agents were engaged in playing video games for national security that a "deconfliction" group was created to make sure government agents weren't accidentally spying on each other.

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