NSA Surveillance Heat Map: NSA Lied To Congress

anagama writes “NSA officials have repeatedly denied under oath to Congress that even producing an estimate of the number of Americans caught up in its surveillance is impossible. Leaked screenshots of an NSA application that does exactly that, prove that the NSA flat out lied (surprise). Glenn Greenwald continues his relentless attacks with another bombshell this time exposing Boundless Informant. Interestingly, the NSA spies more on America than China according to the heat map. Representative Wyden had sought amendments to FISA reauthorization bill that would have required the NSA to provide information like this (hence the NSA’s lies), but Obama and Feinstein demanded a pure reauthorization of FISA, which they got at the end of 2012.” And if you don’t mind that you might have your name on yet another special list, you might enjoy this Twitter-based take on the ongoing news.

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