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Read This If You Want To Understand Just How Far The NSA Has Gone, And The Political Mess Behind It

Ryan Lizza's getting a lot of buzz about his comprehensive New Yorker article about the NSA's surveillance programs and the legal problems they've created.
Read This If You Want To Understand Just How Far The NSA Has Gone, And The Political Mess Behind It
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Via Techdirt:

I cannot say enough good things about Ryan Lizza's comprehensive article about the NSA's surveillance programs and the legal mess and political fights they've created. There's nothing particularly new in the article, but it does an astoundingly good job putting everything that we've learned into context. Even as someone who's been following all of this very closely, it was still a bit of a jumbled puzzle in my mind, but Lizza's piece took all of it and laid out the entire picture. It goes through all of the details of how and why the NSA began the program, its regular and repeated (often egre...

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