SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A diverse collection of groups, including a gun manufacturer and marijuana legalization advocates, sued the U.S. government on Tuesday, alleging that the National Security Agency conducts unlawful dragnet surveillance of telephone calls. Full story
Tech companies are being criticized for cooperating too closely with the National Security Agency when it comes to sharing data. CNBC's Eamon Javers, and Jon Fortt, discuss.
The Up panelists talk about what the “check” is on NSA surveillance and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court whose opinions are classified.
Gen. Michael Hayden joins the Morning Joe panel and expresses his surprise over the NSA leak especially the details regarding the FISA court order. Hayden shares examples with the panel of how the government’s surveillance program thwarted potential terrorist attacks.
As the National Security Agency works to assess the damage from the documents leaked by Edward Snowden, members of Congress are requesting information be declassified so they can review it. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.
The ACLU has filed suit against the director of national intelligence, claiming the secret surveillance program violates the right to free speech as well as the right to privacy. Meanwhile, a bipartisan group of senators has proposed a bill that would declassify secret legal opinions reached by the
John Inglis, deputy director of the National Security Agency, leaves after testifying at a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill July 31, 2013 in Washington, DC. The committee held the hearing on privacy rights and oversight related to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act am
Army General Keith Alexander, head of the National Security Agency delivers a keynote address at the Black Hat hacker conference on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Las Vegas.
A general view of the large former monitoring base of the U.S. intelligence organization National Security Agency in Bad Aibling south of Munich, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Dalder
Followers of the Shi'ite Houthi group, also called Ansarullah, gesture as they shout slogans during a march to demand Yemen's National Security Agency be disbanded, in Sanaa July 19, 2013. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)