‘Obama Administration Had Restrictions on NSA Reversed in 2011’

tl;dr

Ellen Nakashima reporting on a secret (now-not-secret) court ruling expanding NSA powers: Together the permission to search and to keep data longer expanded the NSA’s authority in significant ways without public debate or any specific authority from Congress. The administration’s assurances rely on legalistic definitions of the term “target” that can be at odds with […]

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