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Obama's NSA snooping changes will transfer oversight to FISA courts

Sockatume (732728) writes | about 3 months ago

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Sockatume (732728) writes "President Obama will announce later today that although the NSA's data collection operations will continue, the actual information will be moved to a new "private entity". The NSA and other security agencies will then need permission from the FISC, also known as the "FISA Court", to access it. That body, which famously snooped upon Verizon's entire call database, will then evaluate whether access should be granted."

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Sockatume (732728) | about 3 months ago | (#45985303)

I should have rephrased this for impact, with of the staircase:

"That body, which famously snooped upon Verizon's entire call database via the NSA, will then evaluate whether access should be granted."

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