US, UK Deal Gave NSA Access To Britons' Info

Law360, New York (November 20, 2013, 6:00 PM EST) -- The National Security Agency has accessed the phone, Internet and email records of U.K. citizens with the blessing of British intelligence, even though they weren’t suspected of any crimes, according to a Wednesday news report.

According to a story published by The Guardian on Wednesday, the U.S. and U.K. agreed to the deal in 2007 that gave the NSA access to analyze and store personal data that had previously been restricted. The Guardian said it was provided access to the classified document by former NSA contractor...
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