Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Edward Snowden: NSA Too Busy Spying on Americans To Catch Terrorists

Edward Snowden: NSA Too Busy Spying on Americans To Catch Terrorists

Specifically, the board concluded, “we have not identified a single instance involving a threat to the United States in which the program made a concrete difference in the outcome of a counterterrorism investigation.”

When it comes to legal concerns, the board noted “There are four grounds upon which we find that the telephone records program fails to comply with Section 215,” that “the program violates the Electronic Communications Privacy Act,” and that “The NSA’s telephone records program also raises concerns under both the First and Fourth Amendments to the United States Constitution.”