Terrorist Threat or Harmless Phrase?

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Sometimes referred to as NSA Game, Terrorist Threat or HarmlessPhrase? is a browser-based game in which players discern which of two words or phrases is actually on the government’s naughty list. Winning players are given the opportunity to contribute a false word to the database. Losing players will have an automated Google search query for all the words they missed, implicating them in the NSA’s “counter-terrorism” PRISM program.

The list of words watched by the NSA and DHS were released after a Freedom of Information Act request in 2011 and have been reported on by Forbes and The Huffington Post.

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