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 April 21, 2016  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Jack Bouboushian reports:

A top-secret federal court has called the NSA and FBI’s retention of personal information “disturbing and disappointing,” and ordered the monitoring agency to reveal how it will destroy such information going forward.

Considered to be the nation’s most secretive court, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) primarily deals with U.S. intelligence agencies.

It released a trio of decisions this week that will keep the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance activities under close scrutiny.

The rulings are heavily redacted, and one is largely procedural. However, the other two lay out new oversight compliance requirements for both the NSA and the FBI.

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