You know what your talking about.
I beleive the NSA worked with AT&T as they own a huge amount of cable in the US, and claim that anything that travels on their cable is theirs.
Like rabid said, they have been working on this for a while.
Most big search engines record what you search for too, hope thats no big supprise.
All IM traffic of mine is encrypted, thats about it.
If any of this sounds like a conspiracy theory - GW openly admits that the program exists and is active. So like my sig says - Big Brother is watching