PINWALE is the code name for an National Security Agency (NSA) Government Data Store and retrieval system for so-called "Digital Network Intelligence", including internet Email other forms of Internet data and other forms of digital communications as well and is searchable by monitored NSA analysts.

The existence of the system was first revealed by an NSA analyst Unlike its successor XKEYSCORE, targets for PINWALE have to be approved beforehand by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

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  • [#1] - Pinwale - based on information obtained 2018-11-07