Aug 052013
 
 August 5, 2013  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Sean Gallagher reports:

It turns out that the National Security Agency’s wide-ranging surveillance programs could have been much worse, if other federal agencies had had their way. TheNew York Times‘ Eric Lichtblau and Michael S. Schmidtreport that the NSA has turned away the majority of requests for information sharing from federal law enforcement agencies, on the grounds that the requests have too little to do with national security and could be misused in ways that violate citizens’ privacy.

Read more on Ars Technica.

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