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NSA Kept E-Mails

Agency says collection was purely an accident

August 22, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency declassified three secret court opinions Wednesday showing how it scooped up as many as 56,000 e-mails and other communications by Americans not......

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oldmansvan

Aug-23-13 8:54 AM

2002, Patriot act.

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dyingov

Aug-23-13 8:46 AM

hefner, Who are these goberment workers that have access to "private" information? DO you realize that 70% of the employees at the NSA are working in "private" businesses? Who is the goberment?

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LogHog

Aug-23-13 5:12 AM

purely an accident... total BS.. the fact that this information came out was the accident

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BigMike

Aug-22-13 11:09 PM

Hefner writes: There should be closer scrutiny of the process, however, this all seems much ado about nothing. We need the surveillance so do it properly and catch the bad guys.

Is that even possible? You are assuming those in charge are honorable and trustworthy. Sorry, but I am skeptical of that.

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UNCOMMONSENSE

Aug-22-13 6:10 PM

The "patriot act" and the NSA spying are both blatent and deliberate 4th amendment violations and any and all who knowingly approved of it need to be held for treason!!

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dolphin3111

Aug-22-13 11:38 AM

The NSA has determined that it is OK to violate our Constitutional rights, namely the 4th amendment in the name of security.

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dyingov

Aug-22-13 9:56 AM

topofhill, What are "they" protecting you from when "they" search YOUR stuff?

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topofthehill

Aug-22-13 8:59 AM

Please read my emails, please tap my phone, search my car, or my home or stop me on the street and pat me down. My reply to all would be "thank you" for protecting me.

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daWraith

Aug-22-13 8:43 AM

The NSA has a "secret court" that reviews their secret requests to see if it violates our rights.

BBBWHWHWHWWHAHAAAH! Talk about the FOX guarding the Hen House!!!

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Hefner

Aug-22-13 8:36 AM

There should be closer scrutiny of the process, however, this all seems much ado about nothing. We need the surveillance so do it properly and catch the bad guys.

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dyingov

Aug-22-13 7:27 AM

Next year different excuse with the same results!

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