The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a privacy-rights group in San Francisco, sued the NSA to obtain the documents that had been issued by a secret intelligence court.

“It’s pretty damning,” said Trevor Timm, a digital rights analyst with EFF. “This shows a larger pattern that a lot of times the NSA doesn’t alert the court to serious privacy violations, whether they are intentional or unintentional, for years down the road.”

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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