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Congress’s Abdication on NSA Oversight

Congress’s Abdication on NSA Oversight, Justin Amash

[Sen. Ron] Wyden, who is on the Senate Intelligence Committee and has access to classified information about the NSA’s surveillance practices, explained that even with the overly broad statutory powers granted to the NSA, “the rules have been broken, and the rules have been broken a lot.”

A recently declassified FISC ruling found that the NSA “frequently and systematically violated” statutory laws governing how intelligence agents can search databases of Americans’ telephone communications and that NSA analysts deliberately misled judges about their surveillance activities in order to get court approval.

Sen. Wyden seeks to scale back NSA surveillance

NSA Surveillance: What We Know; What to Do About It, a Cato event, October 9, 2013

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