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Justin Elliot: Does The NSA Tap That?

Justin Elliot: Does The NSA Tap That?

Among the snooping revelations of recent weeks, there have been tantalizing bits of evidence that the NSA is tapping fiber-optic cables that carry nearly all international phone and Internet data.

2006 - NSA Collecting Calls - Is This Program Legal?

In May 2006, USA Today reported that the National Security Agency, under then-CIA Nominee Gen. Michael Hayden's leadership, had, since 9/11, secretly collected tens of millions of phone call records from the nation's three largest telephone companies -- Verizon, AT&T and BellSouth. Jeffrey Brown held this conversation on May 12, 2006 about the government's alleged data collection program.

Verizon To Lay Off Hundreds Of Workers

Continuing their ongoing disdain for working families, Verizon announced May 30 that it would be laying off more than 600 workers in New England and New Jersey, despite making record profits. The layoffs also come at a time when customer