Sep 092013
 
 September 9, 2013  Posted by  Court, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Ellen Nakashima reports:

The Obama administration secretly won permission from a surveillance court in 2011 to reverse restrictions on the National Security Agency’s use of intercepted phone calls and e-mails, permitting the agency to search deliberately for Americans’ communications in its massive databases, according to interviews with government officials and recently declassified material.

Read more on Washington Post, and then read the commentary on Emptywheel.net.

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