‘It demonstrates that once the government has custody of this information even they can’t keep track of it’
‘The great majority of these individuals have never been the subject of investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’
Government grants permission. Thanks government!
Former CIA official wants to expand Internet data collection
The DOJ fears the information could be ‘invaluable’ to our nation’s adversaries
Heavily-redacted docs shed no new light on domestic surveillance programs
Secretive FISA court sides with Yahoo over disclosure of 2008 PRISM case - The Wall Street Journal
In 2008, lawyers for Yahoo sought to to avoid becoming part of the NSA’s PRISM surveillance program by fighting it in a case before the FISA court.
Companies served with orders from the FISA court are legally barred from acknowledging the existence of the orders or publicly disclosing precisely how many