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What others say: USA Freedom Act a testimony to informed public debate

A little more than a year after former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the federal government was collecting and storing the telephone records of millions of...
High tech, low standards

...intelligence, testified at an open congressional hearing. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., asked him whether the National Security Agency collects "any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans."His response: "No...

...advancements.President Barack Obama requested the review in January, when he called for changes to some of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs that amass large amounts of data belonging to Americans and foreigners.The technology...
Current administration consistently denies Freedom of Information Act requests

...year were their worst since President Barack Obama took office. In a year of intense public interest over the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, the government cited national security to withhold information a record 8,496 times...
Serious Pratfalls

...America's intelligence efforts, it's Sen. Feinstein. Even with Edward Snowden's disclosures that the National Security Agency is prying into the private lives of every one of us, she has been there, backing the NSA and its higher-ups...

...federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction Monday of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago.U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White, who is overseeing an invasion-of-privacy...
The stupid bowls

...It's brought to you on almost every device imaginable, meaning one doesn't even need to be part of the National Security Agency to see everything there is to see. What goes on in Sochi definitely won't stay there.At least President...
What others say: Allegations of CIA spying on Senate troubling

...CIA accused of doing just that on the committee that provides its civilian oversight. A few months back, the National Security Agency was in the spotlight and the committee seemed loathe to rein it in from its spying on U.S. citizens.President...
Bob Franken: More than your average Pulitzer

...Russians. And somehow, Snowden was able to abscond with millions of files, stealing them right under the noses of National Security Agency managers. So yes, it's easy to understand why they and their minions are hacked off. To put it mildly...
What others say: On NSA, Congress' spine finally stiffening

Public outrage over Edward Snowden's revelations of spying abuses by the National Security Agency has finally had a welcomed consequence. Congress - supine for years in its duty to check the agency's power - is finally regrowing...


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