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 March 23, 2012  Surveillance, U.S.

Sari Horwitz and Ellen Nakashima report:

The Obama administration has approved guidelines that allow counterterrorism officials to lengthen the period of time they retain information about U.S. residents, even if they have no known connection to terrorism.

The changes allow the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), the intelligence community’s clearinghouse for terrorism data, to keep information for up to five years.

Read more on The Washington Post.

So… all the NYPD surveillance of innocent Muslims going about their day or studies can now be retained for even longer? Talk about adding insult to injury…

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