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White House Panel Urges Limits On Some Aspects NSA Spying
2013-12-19 05:15:13

A White House advisory panel tasked with reviewing the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs has called for sweeping changes in some of the agency’s controversial policies.

NSA Phone Snooping Ruled Unconstitutional
2013-12-17 03:55:10

US District Judge Richard J. Leon, who was appointed to the federal district court in Washington by President George W. Bush, struck down the NSA’s exposed policy of collecting the dialing records of all phone calls in the country.

Social Connections, Metadata Collected By The NSA
2013-09-30 05:02:34

For the past three years, the National Security Agency has been analyzing its vast repository of phone and e-mail logs, as well as other information, to create complex diagrams of the social connections of some US citizens, including their associates, travel companions and other personal interactions.

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2009-06-04 12:50:00

More than three dozen lawsuits filed against some telecommunications companies were tossed out of court on Wednesday when a federal judge found the companies were allegedly taking part in the government's e-mail and telephone eavesdropping program without court approval.

2008-07-10 06:00:04

By Peter Eisler WASHINGTON -- The Senate approved a major revision of the 30-year-old law regulating the government's electronic surveillance program Wednesday, ending a debate that threatened to freeze intelligence operations.

2006-09-05 19:11:40

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. civil liberties group asked a federal judge on Tuesday to halt a contentious domestic spying program that the U.S. government argues is essential to national security.

2006-08-17 22:59:57

By Kevin Krolicki DETROIT (Reuters) - A judge ordered the Bush administration on Thursday to stop a domestic wiretap program it says protects Americans from terrorism but which the judge said violated their civil rights.

2006-08-17 16:34:14

By Kevin Krolicki DETROIT (Reuters) - A judge ordered the Bush administration on Thursday to stop a domestic wiretap program it says protects Americans from terrorism but which the judge said violated their civil rights.

2006-08-17 16:03:21

By Kevin Krolicki DETROIT (Reuters) - A judge ordered the Bush administration on Thursday to stop a domestic wiretap program it says protects Americans from terrorism but which the judge said violated their civil rights.

2006-08-17 15:53:20

By Kevin Krolicki DETROIT (Reuters) - A judge ordered the Bush administration on Thursday to stop a domestic wiretap program it says protects Americans from terrorism but which the judge said violated their civil rights.


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