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The research done under this program may have contributed to the technology used in later systems.Thin Thread was cancelled when Michael Hayden chose Trailblazer, which did not include Thin Thread's privacy system.The documents also revealed the NSA tracks hundreds of millions of people's movements using cellphones metadata. and was part of the war effort under the executive branch without direct Congressional authorization. At that point, the unit consisted of Yardley and two civilian clerks.
The results of the investigation led to improvements and its redesignation as the National Security Agency.Its true mission, however, was to break the communications (chiefly diplomatic) of other nations.Its most notable known success was at the Washington Naval Conference, during which it aided American negotiators considerably by providing them with the decrypted traffic of many of the conference delegations, most notably the Japanese.The Black Chamber successfully persuaded Western Union, the largest U. telegram company at the time, as well as several other communications companies to illegally give the Black Chamber access to cable traffic of foreign embassies and consulates.Soon, these companies publicly discontinued their collaboration. Stimson, who defended his decision by stating, "Gentlemen do not read each other's mail".