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Documents show NSA violated court orders on collection of phone records

Documents show NSA violated court orders on collection of phone records the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court imposed temporary restrictions on the programs after it learned of the violations until it was satisfied the NSA had revamped its procedures to conform to court requirements NSA officials have lied to congress and to the courts. This needs […]

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Here’s Exactly Who to Blame in Congress for Authorizing Government Spying

Here’s Exactly Who to Blame in Congress for Authorizing Government Spying Nice itemized list of who voted for the patriot act and its extensions and expansions.

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Privacy Group to Ask Supreme Court to Stop N.S.A.’s Phone Spying Program

Privacy Group to Ask Supreme Court to Stop N.S.A.’s Phone Spying Program All 11 members of the FISA court are appointed by John Roberts.There is no confirmation process. Any chance the court is far right?

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NSA Surveillance Leaks Prompt Legislation

NSA Surveillance Leaks Prompt Legislation One of the most controversial provisions of the Patriot Act — Section 215 — allows the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to authorize broad warrants for most any type of records, including those held by banks, doctors and phone companies. Lawmakers have repeatedly voted to prevent the act from expiring. The […]