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US releases more documents on surveillance origins

January 2, 2014

"There has never been a comprehensive government release ... that wove the whole story together — the timeline of authorizing the programs and the gradual transition to (court) oversight," said Mark Rumold, staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a civil liberties group suing the NSA to reveal more about the bulk records programs. "Everybody knew that happened, but this is the first time I've seen the government confirm those twin aspects."

Saturday, December 21, 2013
Associated Press
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