NSA admits listening to U.S. phone calls without warrants

Posted by djohnston on Jun 16, 2013 6:29 PM EDT
c/net; By Declan McCullagh
Mail this story
Print this story

The National Security Agency has acknowledged in a new classified briefing that it does not need court authorization to listen to domestic phone calls. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a New York Democrat, disclosed this week that during a secret briefing to members of Congress, he was told that the contents of a phone call could be accessed "simply based on an analyst deciding that."

Full Story

» Read more about: Story Type: News Story

« Return to the newswire homepage

This topic does not have any threads posted yet!

You cannot post until you login.