According to documents leaked by John Snowden, the N.S.A. has been hard at work to compromise all encryption techniques. Encryption is used constantly, especially on commercial websites, placing orders, sending email, etc. If true, then this would allow the N.S.A. to read anything it’s able to capture – which we already know, from Snowden and confirmed by N.S.A., is just about everything… Click here for one of the many articles about this capability.