NSA Spied On Targets' Porn Habits

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In an effort to discredit individuals thought to radicalize others, the National Security Agency monitored the online browsing habits of six targets and took records of their viewing of adult content and pornography.

A document from October 2012, obtain by The Huffington Post, says that "radicalizers appear to be particularly vulnerable in the area of authority when their private and public behaviors are not consistent."

The six targets -- all of whom are Muslim and none of whom are identified as suspects in terror plots -- all are believed to reside outside of the United States although one could be either a citizen or permanent resident.

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