Ars Technica: US Intelligence “transparency report” reveals breadth of surveillance by NSA, others

Ars Technica: US Intelligence “transparency report” reveals breadth of surveillance by NSA, others. “A report issued by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) yesterday provides a sobering set of statistics on the breadth and depth of US intelligence surveillance of targets both overseas and within the United States. Even after steps were taken to reduce the collection of phone call metadata—ending bulk collection of phone company records and limiting collection to specific requests against records held by telecommunications providers—the National Security Agency collected over 151 million phone call records while tracking only 42 targets.”

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