Mac Developer: Congress asks the NSA how often it spies on Americans
Congress asks the NSA how often it spies on AmericansThanks in part to leaks, it's no secret that the National Security Agency's foreign intelligence gathering also covers some Americans. But just how many Americans are under watch, and how many are simply innocents caught in the crossfire? Congress wants to find out. The House Judiciary Committee has sent a letter giving Director of National Intelligence James Clapper until May 6th to provide a "rough estimate" of how many Americans are swept up in spying under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Wild Bill Lawless, as sheriff of these parts, I give you just 27 years to get outta town.
Labels: security policy