Former DHS and NSA official Stewart Baker claims that because of this attack, we shouldn’t stop the bulk collection of US persons’ phone metadata.
"The bill will get phone records out of the hands of the government. But from that point on, I’m not sure how much of an improvement it is." -- Marcy Wheeler
The East German secret police amassed dossiers on about one quarter of the population of the country during the Communist regime.
PCLOB (Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board) will release a report on the phone dragnet today calling the program illegal.
Jeremy Scahill is the kind of person whose contacts and sources are exposed to the government in its dragnet.
A federal judge ruled today that the NSA phone program appears to run afoul of the Fourth Amendment prohibition on unreasonable searches and seizures.
The National Security Agency is storing the online metadata of millions of internet users for up to a year.
Former NSA chief Michael Hayden, who now works for a major security contractor, is just thrilled at the thought of crushing what's left of the Fourth Amendment.
The early debate around a key provision wasn't about anything like mass collection of phone records.
James Risen On Edward Snowden: 'Only Reason We're Having These Debates Is Because Of A Series Of Whistleblowers'
Journalist James Risen makes the case for the importance of whistle-blowers on Meet The Press that Edward'
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