Apr 022014
 
 April 2, 2014  Posted by  Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Spencer Ackerman and James Ball report:

US intelligence chiefs have confirmed that the National Security Agency has used a “back door” in surveillance law to perform warrantless searches on Americans’ communications.

The NSA’s collection programs are ostensibly targeted at foreigners, but in August the Guardian revealed a secret rule change allowing NSA analysts to search for Americans’ details within the databases.

Read more on The Guardian.

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