Anger grows over NSA surveillance report | CNET News.com
These are uneasy times. In December 2005, the New York Times reported that the National Security Agency (NSA) had been wiretapping telephone lines since 9/11. The purpose of these wiretappings were to investigate possible terrorist threats. However, many disturbing details surfaced. There were no warranties granting permission for NSA to conduct wiretapping. In addition, both international and domestic calls were monitored. Americans were being spied on without any oversight.
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