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Latest Documents From Snowden Provide Direct Proof of Unlawful Spying on Americans

The existence of this opinion was first disclosed last year by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who said that he knew of at least one secret court opinion outlining how the NSA had circumvented the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Wyden’s statement prompted rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation to launch a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit to obtain a copy of the opinion. The government has been fighting to stop its release, and was dealt a blow in June when a FISA court ruling pushed it one step closer to having to publish some of the details.

Friday, August 16, 2013

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