Denouncing NSA Surveillance Isn’t Enough — We Need the Power to Stop It

Norman Solomon Norman Solomon’s Blog http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/17538-denouncing-nsa-surveillance-isnt-enough-we-need-the-power-to-stop-it For more than a month, outrage has been profuse in response to news about NSA surveillance and other evidence that all three branches of the U.S. government are turning Uncle Sam into Big Brother. Now what? Continuing to expose and denounce the assaults on...

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The NSA Black Hole: 5 Basic Things We Still Don’t Know About the Agency’s Snooping

by Justin Elliott and Theodoric Meyer ProPublica http://www.propublica.org/article/nsa-black-hole-5-basic-things-we-still-dont-know-the-governments-snoop Last week saw revelations that the FBI and the National Security Agency have been collecting Americans’ phone records en masse and that the agencies have access to data from nine tech companies. But secrecy around the programs has meant even basic questions are still...

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