NSA Tells ABA It Respects Attorney-Client Privilege

Law360, Los Angeles (March 12, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT) -- The outgoing chief of the National Security Agency on Monday responded to the American Bar Association's concerns about alleged spying on a U.S. law firm, saying the agency has safeguards in place to protect the attorney-client privileged information it intercepts.

NSA Director Keith B. Alexander responded to a Feb. 20 letter from ABA President James R. Silkenat, who expressed concerns that if attorney-client privileged information was intercepted and shared with the NSA, it could be improperly used by the U.S. government or third parties. Silkenat cited...
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