NSA Can Record, Review All Foreign Phone Calls, Report Says

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT) -- The National Security Agency has at its disposal a program that allows it to record "100 percent" of the telephone calls in a foreign country and to hold onto these conversations for a 30-day period in which it is free to review them, according to a news report published Tuesday.

The agency's voice interception program, called MYSTIC, uses a "retrospective retrieval" tool to record "every single" phone conversation being had in a targeted foreign nation and store them in a 30-day rolling buffer that clears the...
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