Secret Court Backed NSA Domestic Email Spying, Docs Show

Law360, New York (November 19, 2013, 9:18 PM EST) -- The Obama administration on Monday shed more light on a now-discontinued National Security Agency surveillance program that swept up vast troves of domestic Internet communications, declassifying orders that detailed the secret court’s approval of the data collection efforts despite repeated compliance violations.

While much attention has been focused on the government’s bulk collection of domestic phone records since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden began leaking details about surveillance tactics in June, the latest batch of documents released by the Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is...
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