Sens. Vow 'Close Scrutiny' Of NSA Role In Webcam Spying

Law360, Los Angeles (February 28, 2014, 7:54 PM EST) -- Three U.S. senators admonished the National Security Agency and its British counterpart on Thursday for allegedly storing and saving screenshots from millions of unsuspecting Yahoo Inc. webcam users, promising to “closely scrutinize” any U.S. involvement in the spying.

Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Mark Udall, D-Colo., and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., issued a joint statement in the wake of a report by news outlet The Guardian that intimated the existence of a British-run program to scour the chats of Yahoo users, saving images even from users who weren’t...
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