FISA Court

Greenwald: 'I Defy' NSA Officials To Deny Spying Program Details Under Oath

Greenwald: 'I Defy' NSA Officials To Deny Spying Program Details Under Oath

<em>Guardian</em> columnist Glenn Greenwald on Sunday revealed that he would be publishing new details that backed up former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edwards Snowden's claim that low-level analysts could listen to the phone calls of any American or even read President Barack Obama's emails.
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.

Morning Open Thread

Not to worry, NSA spying is done with "judicial oversight" carried out by the FISA court. Never mind it's a secret court that approves surveillance automatically. Let's take a look inside the FISA court.