Tucker Carlson's name in NSA intercepts revealed through 'unmasking'

Posted on AllSides July 23rd, 2021
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Tucker Carlson's name in communications intercepted by the National Security Agency was revealed through the process of "unmasking," according to a new report.

The Fox News host's communications, which were said to be about scheduling an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin, were not a target of the NSA, which the agency has already stated, and were not incidentally collected through the process of spying on a foreign target, sources told the Record.

The report said Carlson's identity was instead disclosed through a process known as "unmasking," which is when the names of U.S. citizens...

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