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  • ACLU: NSA phone dragnet should be killed not amended

    The U.S. Congress should kill the section of the Patriot Act that has allowed the National Security Agency to collect millions of phone records from the nation's residents, instead of trying to amend it, a civil liberties advocate said Friday.

    Written by Grant Gross02 May 15 06:38
  • FBI, CIA can query US communications collected by NSA

    The FBI and CIA can also query the content of U.S. residents' electronic communications that the National Security Agency inadvertently collects when targeting foreign terrorism suspects, an intelligence official said.

    Written by Grant Gross02 July 14 06:31
  • US officials: NSA overseas surveillance is targeted, not bulk collection

    A U.S. National Security Agency surveillance program focused on overseas telephone and email communications is targeted and narrow, and not the bulk collection portrayed in numerous news reports from recent months, U.S. officials told a privacy watchdog board Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross19 March 14 18:54