The brief, limited, and dated peek into the black operations of spy agencies confirms that the surveillance state is vastly larger and more expensive than most thought.
Challengers to German Chancellor Angela Merkel are accusing her of permitting the NSA to conduct illegal surveillance on the people of Germany.
A FISA court ruling from 2011 reveals that the NSA routinely behaves unconstitutionally and lies about it to the courts, Congress, and the public.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been fighting the federal government in court to release to the public an 86-page opinion of the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), issued in 2011.
On Wednesday, August 21, the Wall Street Journal reported on the breadth and depth of the NSA's surveillance of Americans' electronic communications.
“We’ll keep fighting for you, Bradley! You’re our hero!” exclaimed many in the courtroom when the verdict was announced for Bradley Manning.
President Obama's claims that there has been no abuse of privacy by the NSA appear to be untrue.
In the wake of reports of violations of privacy laws by the NSA, several lawmakers have called for reform of the domestic spy agency.
Verizon announced August 16 that the Department of Interior awarded it a $10 billion contract.
The National Security Agency (NSA) regularly monitors telephone calls and e-mails of innocent Americans, ignoring privacy laws, court orders, and the Constitution. This revelation comes from results of an internal audit and other classified reports.